Equifin hires IR pro

Renwick Paige has joined the New York-based private equity firm after a stint as chief marketing officer of law firm Preston Gates & Ellis.

Equifin Capital Partners has recruited Renwick Paige as a managing director to lead the New York-based private equity firm’s investor relations and co-investment syndication activities.

Paige was most recently chief marketing officer at Preston Gates & Ellis, a US- and Asia-based law firm. Before joining Preston Gates, Paige was active in private equity fundraising for four years at JP Morgan, where he raised over $10 billion for alternative investment funds such as JP Morgan Partners, Moore Strategic Value Partners Japanese Restructuring, and Blackstone Capital. In the seven years prior to joining JP Morgan, Paige was engaged in product development and investor relations at GE Capital’s Financial Guaranty Insurance Company.

Paige holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and also attended the Wharton Graduate School of Business. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from Amherst College.

Equifin focuses on the financial services industry, and its principals have managed equity investments of $1.3 billion in the form of startups, turnarounds, buyouts and growth equity. The firm is a spinoff of Capital Z Financial Services and was originally formed by managing partners Mani Sadeghi and Joseph Tomei, both formerly of AT&T Capital Corporation.