• Charlie Troup, 41, has joined Duke Street Capital as a partner, taking a role across origination, execution, transformation and exit. He spent the past 10 years at Permira, becoming a partner in 2001
  • Warburg Pincus promoted three to managing director and ten to vice president with effect from January 1. Simon Turton, a member of the European healthcare team, has made managing director. European based Henry Makansi, Gautham Radhakrishnan and Guy Sochovsky are among the new vice presidents.
  • STAR Capital Partners appointed Rick Haythornthwaite as a managing director. He was previously chief executive officer of Invensys and has spent over 27 years in the oil, gas, cement and general industrial sectors.
  • Carlyle Group has further built its European leveraged finance team, with two new additions to the credit team. Martin Glavin joined this month as an associate director, and Louis Reynolds joined the team in late 2005 as associate director.
  • Apax Partners promoted four professionals within its sector teams based in Paris. Guillaume Jabalot, Olivier Morali and Thomas de Villeneuve were appointed senior principals and Florian Reinaud was appointed principal.
  • Adveq, the independent fund of funds investment manager, has made three senior appointments in Europe. Rainer Ender and Tom Eriksson have been appointed managing directors and Nils Rode has been appointed executive director. Ender, 37, came to Adveq in 2001 after working as an underwriter for alternative risk transfer at Zurich Reinsurance Company. Eriksson, 38, joined Adveq in 2004. Rode, 35, came to Adveq in early 2005 from his position as vice president of a US-based private equity-backed IT and telecommunications company.