RLPE recruits

Royal London Private Equity (RLPE) has strengthened its investment team with the appointment of Tim Thomas as investment manager.

Thomas joins RLPE having formerly worked for KMPG Corporate Finance as associate director in its financial services M&A team. During his time with KPMG Tim worked on a number of high profile deals including the acquisition of Bankhall by Skandia and the merger of Smith & Williamson and NCL Investments.

David MacLellan, chief executive of Royal London Private Equity, said: “We are delighted that Tim has agreed to join us; his experience in one of our core sectors, financial services, will enhance our mid-market private equity transaction capability.”