Argos Soditic has promoted Nicolas Trani as associate and recruited Simon Guichard to the firm’s Paris team. Argos Soditic is an independent European private equity group with offices in Paris, Milan and Geneva.
AXA Private Equity has appointed Benoît Verbrugghe as a member of its executive board. Verbrugghe will remain head of AXA PE’s New York office.
Consumer-focused investment bank Financo has promoted Vennette Ho to managing director. The company also appointed two new managing directors: Timothy Dahms and Audrey Kirdar.
Buyout firm MBF Healthcare has promoted Luis Gonzalez to a managing director role with the firm. Gonzalez joined MBF in 2006 as an associate and was promoted to director in 2008.
Societe Generale Private Banking, the wealth management arm of the French bank, has appointed Jean-Pierre Flais as chief operating officer. He becomes a member of the executive committee and reports to Jean-François Mazaud and Patrick Folléa, respectively head and deputy head of Societe Generale Private Banking. Flais has worked for Societe Generale since 1986.