Blue Sage Capital has promoted Jonathan Pearce and Eric Weiner to vice president. Pearce joined the team in May 2013 after spending four years with Avista Capital Partners. Weiner worked for Berkshire Partners before returning to business school. Blue Sage Capital, based in Austin, Texas, focuses on smaller mid-market companies.
Texas private equity firm Cotton Creek Capital has promoted Anil Ali to senior associate. Ali joined the company in 2012. Previously, he had worked at investment bank Harris Williams & Co.
Global private equity asset management firm Hamilton Lane has promoted Tomoko Kitao to a director in its Tokyo office. Also, the firm has named Masayoshi Yazawa as a senior adviser responsible for leading business development efforts in Japan. And in its Hong Kong office, Hamilton Lane has promoted Josh Jacob to principal, Brenda Lau to vice president and Collwyn Tan to senior associate on the co-investment team. Also in Hong Kong, the firm has added Steve An to its business development team.
Lovell Minnick Partners has promoted Jason S. Barg and Trevor C. Rich to principal. Barg first joined the firm in 2010 from Goldman Sachs while Rich joined the firm the same year from Morgan Stanley.
Results International Group has promoted Julie Langley to partner. Also, the firm has hired Chris Lewis as managing director in its technology and digital media practice. Langley first joined the firm in September 2012 while Lewis is the former head of technology M&A at KPMG. Based in London, Results International advises on M&A deals and provides corporate finance advice to marketing communications and new media industries.