PEOPLE & PLACES we 5/8/05

GSC Partners has appointed Drew Doscher and Jeffrey Horan as managing directors following the launch of its hedge fund.

Stephen Bates is to be the new UK chief executive of ANGLE plc.

LDC has appointed Kevan Leggett as its new regional director for the Thames Valley and the South West.

Investec Private Bank has strengthened its London-based growth finance division with the appointment of Adam Querido.

Close Brothers Corporate Finance has appointed two new directors from within the company.

Marsh has strengthened its private equity and M&A team with the appointment of Edwin Charnaud as European practice leader for the private equity and M&A practice.