CBPE recruits and promotes

CBPE Capital, the mid-market spin-out from Close Brothers, has recruited Rob McCombie as investment manager.

McCombie joins CBPE from BC Partners in London where he was responsible for large buyouts across Europe and North America for three years. Before BC, he specialised in private equity and corporate transactions at Deloitte.

In further personnel changes at CBPE, Ben Alexander and Mathew Hutchinson have been promoted to partner and Andy Nelson and Anand Jain have been appointed investment directors.

Managing partner at CBPE, John Snook said: “We are pleased to welcome Rob into the team at an important point in our development. Our fundraising for the mid-market is processing well and we expect to be deploying the first capital from the new fund shortly.”