Ex-Candover director joins Palamon

Mid-market private equity firm Palamon Capital Partners has appointed Owen Wilson as vice president.

Wilson joins from Candover where he was director of the London office. Prior to Candover, he was a consultant at Bain & Company for six years.

Wilson is Palamon’s fourth hire this year and the third vice president recruit. So far this year, Ricardo Caupers and Pascal Jean-Noël Noth were hired as vice presidents and Dr Richard Wolman was added to the firm’s advisory board.

With €1.1bn in equity under management, Palamon employs 17 investment professionals including Wilson. The firm is currently investing its second pan-European funds, Palamon European Equity II.