RBPE recruits 3

Royal Bank Private Equity (RBPE) has added three new recruits to its team. They are Ian Beattie, Scott Coates and Freddie Lee.

Beattie joins as finance director and will be based in the Edinburgh office. He was previously with Rothschild Asset Management in London where he was a financial controller.

Coates joins as a UK-based investment manager. He was previously an assistant director at Ernst & Young where he worked in an advisory capacity in the corporate finance group in Melbourne, Australia and before that in Glasgow. Coates will be based in RBPE’s Edinburgh office.

Lee joins as investment analyst in RBPE’s London office. He was previously with McKinsey & Co where he worked for two years as a business analyst covering a range of sectors including financial services, media and retail.