Three more senior staff depart Danske – Exclusive

The moves relate to Danske Bank’s decision to streamline the back-office functions of a number of its wealth management businesses.

Meet the woman leading CVC’s healthcare drive

CVC head of European healthcare Cathrin Petty has overseen a fourfold increase in dealflow as the firm raises its allocation to the sector.

Carlyle Africa fund to broaden remit following MD hire

The $698m sub-Saharan fund is looking at opportunities in North Africa following a market resurgence across the continent.

Taking a more human approach to value creation

GPs are waking up to the role of employees in generating value in a portfolio company.

Terra Firma loses another MD

Michele Russo, a Doughty Hanson and Lazard veteran who joined the buyout firm as a managing director, has left after over one year in the role, Private Equity International has learned.

MBK launches special sits platform

The North Asia-focused manager has hired former Deutsche Bank managing director Stephen Le as co-head of its debut credit and special situations unit.

CDC’s Murray Grant on leadership in Africa

The industry has a vital role to play in the key task of developing management expertise.

Mnuchin: a friend of private markets

The Treasury Secretary will soon unveil the administration’s new tax plan, which is likely to keep the carry interest tax unchanged.

Ascendent names ex-HarbourVest exec head of IR

Haide Lui, who previously worked on HarbourVest Partners’ primary investments in the Asia-Pacific region, has joined the Chinese mid-market firm.

Abraaj’s new head of impact: ‘We must be successful’

Kito de Boer, appointed managing partner to lead the growth market specialist’s impact investing business, told delegates in New York the firm must show other investors a ‘path to success’.