Corey Baylor has joined BMO Capital Partners as a New York-based managing director in the firm’s financial sponsors group. He had spent the past 13 years with Merrill Lynch, most recently as a managing director in Merrill’s financial sponsors group.

Robert Bertagna has joined Macquarie as head of its U.S. industrials investment banking group. He previously was co-head of industrials for Barclays.

Eran Broshy has joined Providence Equity Partners as a senior advisor. He previously was CEO of InVentive Health.

Doughty Hanson & Co. has promoted Mark Corbidge and John Leahy to co-heads of private equity.

Chaitan Fahnestock has been named managing director of Riveron Consulting’s newly opened Chicago office. Riveron Consulting is a financial consulting firm serving private equity funds.

Gregory Fleming has been tapped to run Morgan Stanley’s investment management group, which includes merchant banking. He previously was president and chief operating officer of Merrill Lynch.

Mike Franks has joined First Republic Bank as a managing director in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. He previously was with Silicon Valley Bank as a managing director and direct or private equity services.

Jacques Galante and Henry Ormond have joined Leeds Equity Partners as managing directors. Galante previously was a principal with The Carlyle Group, while Ormond was a principal with Quadrangle Group.

Natural Gas Partners has promoted Craig Glick from principal to managing director and counsel. He joined the firm in 2008, after having been a managing director with NGP Midstream & Resources and a co-founder of Kosmos Energy Holdings.

Steven Gold has joined Alvarez & Marsal as a Chicago-based managing director. He previously was an operating partner at Stone Tower Capital and chief supply chain officer for PepsiCo.

Blake Hutcheson has joined OMERS as head of its real estate arm (Oxford Property Group). He previously had been with nascent private equity firm Mount Kellett Capital Management.

William Kahn has joined Seyfarth Shaw as a Washington, D.C.-based partner in the law firm’s corporate office. He previously was with Hogan & Hartson LLP.

HarbourVest Partners has promoted Peter Lipson, Julie Ocko and Mary Traer to the position of managing director. Traer also was named chief administrative officer. Other HarbourVest promotions include: Karin Lagerlund to chief financial officer, Sebastiaan van den Berg to principal and Bruce Pixler, Catherine Shih, and Abraham Soquar to vice president.

Steve Pagliuca, a managing director with Bain Capital, lost his bid to become the Democratic Party nominee for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts. He placed fourth, with 12 percent of the votes.

Hercules Technology Growth Capital has hired four new managing directors: Ernie Panos, Keith Cox, “Mac” Gerlach and Todd Jaquez-Fissori. Panos (previously with HighPoint Capital Management) and Cox (NewStar Financial) will be based in Boston, while Gerlach (Triplepoint Capital) and Jaquez-Fissori will be based in Palo Alto.

Sanjay Patel has agreed to join Apollo Management as head of international private equity, according to Dow Jones. He previously was co-head of European private equity and junior debt investing at Goldman Sachs.

Robert Purgason has been named chief operating officer of Chesapeake Midstream Partners, a recently-formed 50/50 partnership between Global Infrastructure Partners and Chesapeake Energy Corp. He previously was COO and executive vice president of Crosstex Energy Services.

Karan Sampson has joined accounting firm Marcum LLP as director of business development for the firm’s alternative investment group. She previously ran her own consulting firm KSD Consulting.

Herve Sawko has been names head of Middle East investment banking at Rothschild. He has been with the firm for 17 years, most recently based in New York with a focus on international transactions.