Candover appts in Spain

Candover, a European buyout specialist, has appointed Alejandro von der Pahlen as an advisor with a brief to originate and transact deals in Spain and Portugal. He will work alongside Gerard Conway, who will continue to work out of the London office.

Concentrating on Spain and Portugal, von der Pahlen spent more than 20 years working at Lehman Brothers, Credit Lyonnais and more recently for Andersen Corporate Finance.

At Andersen Corporate Finance he was responsible for developing the Spanish and Portuguese presence of the practice.