New director at ProVen

ProVen Private Equity Limited, the specialist private equity fund manager for medium-sized companies, has appointed Christopher Allner as a director to strengthen its investment team in the UK.

Allner was previously with Bridgepoint Capital where from 1997 he was the director responsible for the UK Southern region office. Prior to this he was an investment manager with Charterhouse Development Capital. He started his career in venture capital with 3i.

ProVen is currently fundraising for the ProVen Media VCT, a GBP30 million venture capital trust, which opened to private investors in February.