HgCapital promotes

HgCapital has made four management promotions. Directors Nic Humphries and Martin Block have been elected to the partnership; Karsten Hartmann has become a director; and Justin von Simson has become an associate director.

Humphries joined HgCapital in 2001 and is head of the technology investment team. He was previously with Geocapital Partners, Barclays Private Equity and 3i. Block joined HgCapital in 2001 and is head of HgCapital’s industrials investment team, based in Frankfurt.

Hartmann, who is also based in Frankfurt, joined in 2001 prior to which he spent six years with McKinsey & Company in Munich. Von Simson joined in 2002 and previously worked for Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt and Deloitte & Touche in Dusseldorf.