Dane joins FI&S PE

Friends Ivory & Sime Private Equity, the private equity arm of Friends Ivory & Sime, has been appointed Fiona Dane as assistant director, fund management. Dane (31) was previously at Barclays Bank, which she joined in 1992 as part of its management development programme. In 1995 she was seconded to Baronsmead plc, focusing primarily on making new private equity investments before returning to Barclays as one of the founders of Barclays Ventures.

Latterly she was senior manager of new investments and also responsible for the aftercare of portfolio companies.

Friends Ivory & Sime Private Equity’s core investment areas include; business services, consumer markets, healthcare, information technology, and media and communications.