has joined Fortress Investment Group as president of liquid markets and senior managing director of strategy. He previously was co-head of Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
and Eric Storch have joined GSO Capital Partners as managing directors and co-heads of institutional marketing for the group’s customized credit strategies unit. They previously were with Seix Investment Advisers.
has agreed to join Moelis & Co. as a managing director in the firm’s London office. He previously was with Rothschild, as gobal head of the auto and steel group.
has been named CEO of the Burrill Merchant Banking Group. He joined the firm 13 months ago as a managing director.
has joined Sorenson Capital as chief financial officer, after having served as CFO of Abacus Private Equity Group. The firm also announced the promotions of Curtis Toone to managing director, and of Mark Ludwig and Mike Scott to principal.
is leaving China International Capital Corp., where he has been a senior banker for the past 12 years.
Roberto Ferranti has joined Baird Capital Partners as a Chicago-based vice president, with a focus on the firm’s portfolio companies. He previously was a VP in Mesirow Financial’s corporate recovery group.
James Franzone has been appointed as vice president of corporate development at Trinet, a provider of human resources outsourcing services. Franzone was a vice president at General Atlantic LLC where he led TriNet’s efforts last year to acquire Gevity, and raised $80 million of debt and took Gevity private before merging with TriNet.
Claudio Galeazzi and Martins de Souza have joined BTG Pactual as partners in the firm’s consumer-focused private equity business. Galeazzi previously was CEO of Pao de Acucar, while Souza was CFO of Lojas Americanas.
Robert Galvin has joined The Blackstone Group as CEO of Equity Healthcare, the firm’s health management company for portfolio companies. He previously was with GE as chief medical officer and executive director of health services.
Jim Gilbert has joined Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe as a senior advisor. He previously was with Boston Scientific Corp. as vice president of corporate strategy and business development.
Doron Grosman has joined Court Square Capital as the firm’s first resource partner. He most recently was president of Hexcel Corp., a $1.3 billion carbon fiber materials manufacturer. The Lancer Group served as recruiter for Court Square.
has joined Gridiron Capital as a vice president. He previously was a senior associate with at CCMP Capital.
Boudewijn Jansen has joined the wealth management arm of Barclays PLC as head of private equity origination. He previously was head of private equity origination at HSBC Private Bank.
Philip Kassin has joined Evercore Partners as a senior managing director in the firm’s advisory group, with a focus on the chemicals and energy sectors. He previously ran M&A and finance for Access Industries.
John McCann has joined Jefferies as a managing director of leveraged finance origination. He previously spent 14 years with HSBC.
Jim McCarvill has joined Madison Williams & Co. to help launch a new fund placement and advisory group. He previously was head of real asset funds at C.P. Eaton Partners.
Stephen McLean has joined Arsenal Capital Partners as a partner, with a focus on the health care sector. He was a founding partner of Merrill Lynch Capital Partners and its successor funds.
Thomas Putter has stepped down as head of Allianz Capital Partners, which he joined in 1998. He will be succeeded by Karl Ralf Jung.
Philip Raygorodetsky has joined Black Diamond Capital Management as a managing director in the firm’s controlled distressed debt/private equity team. He previously was with GSC Group.
Jordan Robinson has joined J.C. Flowers & Co. as managing director of business development. He previously was in a similar role with Pomona Capital.
Rahul Satsangi has joined turnaround firm Rutland Partners as an investment manager. He previously worked in the corporate finance group of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Marc Schwartz has agreed to join The Broad Foundation as chief investment officer of its $3 billion portfolio, effective August 9. He previously was a managing director of Reservoir Capital Group.
Lincoln Singleton has joined the private funds group of Evercore Partners as a managing director, with responsibilities for relationships in Texas and the Southeatwern U.S. He previously was a managing director with Durham Asset Management.
Will Szczerbiak has joined Volition Capital as an associate. He previously was a senior analyst with Raymond James.
Dean Tarpley, former senior VP of retail at Palladium Group, has joined Alvarez & Marsal to launch a retail industry practice.
Bill Tella, former president of Curative Specialty Pharma, has joined DW Healthcare Partners as an executive-in-residence.