CBPE hires 2

Close Brothers Private Equity has appointed Ted Bell and Mathew Hutchinson as investment managers, to expand the team to 13 executives.

Bell spent three years at 3i where he specialised in buyouts and growth capital investments and prior to this he spent five years with Unilever, which he joined as a graduate from Cambridge University.

Hutchinson joins following eight years at Andersen where he spent five years working in Leeds before moving to London. During this time he worked for six years in corporate finance, specialising in private equity and leveraged transactions.