Barclays Ventures hires three

The mid-market buyout arm of Barclays Bank, Barclays Ventures, has named three new additions to the investment team. Eddy Dempsey has been appointed senior associate director whilst Rachel Boomgaardt and James Savage join as investment managers. All three will be based at Barclays Ventures’ head office in London.

Dempsey joins the business turnaround team having previously worked in Barclays Business Banking where he specialised in advising distressed businesses.

Boomgaardt previously worked in the corporate finance lead advisory team at BDO Stoy Hayward. Savage also arrives from BDO.