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Private Equity Firms

Listed UK private equity firm 3i is set to name a new chief executive, Reuters reported, citing the Financial Times. Simon Borrows, a senior City of London banker who joined the company last year as chief investment officer, was expected to replace Michael Queen, who announced his resignation in March after three years in the job and 25 years at the company.

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund, has hired Christophe Florin to head its emerging markets private equity team, Reuters reported. Florin joins ADIA from French insurer AXA‘s private equity arm, where he was most recently the chief operating officer.

BelHealth Investment Partners said that Dennis Drislane, the chairman of the firm’s operating committee, is now full-time. The move follows the sale of TC³ Health, where he was chairman and chief executive officer.

Bregal Private Equity Partners has added Giselle Bright and Sarah Claypool. Bright will be based in Bregal’s London office as an investment director. Claypool joins Bregal in New York as a senior associate, having worked previously for HarbourVest Partners.

The Carlyle Group said Daniel Harris, a former senior research analyst at Goldman Sachs, joined the company as managing director and head of public market investor relations. Harris is based in New York and will work with CFO Adena Friedman in his new position, the company said in a statement.

Private lower to mid-market investment firm Monroe Capital has appointed Ben Marzouk as managing director—New York region group head. Prior to Monroe, Marzouk originated lower mid-market loan transactions at Praesidian Capital.

The Riverside Company has named Jamie Kiggen president of the firm. Kiggen was most recently a senior managing director at Blackstone, where he led the firm’s cleantech venture capital effort. Kiggen will be based in Riverside’s New York office.

Minnetonka, Minn.-based Tonka Bay Equity Partners has added Jane King as director of finance. Previously, King served as director of accounting at Carlson Holdings.