BC Partners hires 2

BC Partners has made two new appointments to its team in London. Nikos Stathopoulos joins from Apax Partners where he spent seven years working on large buyout transactions in many European countries, including the acquisitions of TIM Hellas, Tank & Rast, Damovo, Global Refund and Merlin Entertainment. Prior to this, he spent three years as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in London. He is a member of the Harvard Business School European Leadership Council and of the EVCA buyout committee.

Giampiero Mazza joins from Englefield Capital, where he spent two years focusing on mid- market buyouts in Southern Europe. He was previously at MidOcean Partners, the successor firm to DB Capital Partners, where he participated in the secondary buyout from Deutsche Bank and in the successful restructuring of Piaggio. Prior to his private equity experience, Giampiero worked in M&A at James D Wolfensohn in New York and as a management consultant at Bain & Co.