Hg Capital hires for leisure and consumer

Hg Capital has strengthened its leisure and consumer teams with two senior appointments.

Jason Khaksar joins from KPMG Corprate Finance where he spent twelve years advising on mid-market transactions, including the public to private of Hamleys and the buyouts of Select Service Partner and The Tussauds Group.

Sophie Albizua has eight years experience in European retail and consumer goods. She joins from Change Capital Partners where she worked for four years. Previously she spent three years at Goldman Sachs in London in the consumer and retail mergers and acquisitions team. At Change Capital she worked on several acquisitions including Robert Dyas, Hillarys Blinds, Buksesnedkeren and the four companies comprising the newly created Prometheus group.