Triple appointment for SVG’s fund selection team

SVG Advisers, the fund management and advisory business of SVG Capital, has named three new members to the firm’s private equity fund selection team.

Owen James joins the London office, with Michael Nugent and Michael Roth both joining the Boston office, taking the number of investment professionals in the private equity fund selection team to 12.

James joins from HBOS, where he spent two years in leveraged finance working on the origination and execution of UK mid-market private equity deals. He is a chartered accountant, having qualified at PwC. Nugent joins from LP Capital Advisors where he was a director. Michael Roth joins as an Economics graduate from Boston College having spent an internship with Mutual of America Capital Management.

The private equity fund selection team focuses on the analysis and due diligence of European and US private equity investment opportunities. The team currently manages or advises seven diversified fund-of-funds, with an investment capacity of €3.7bn.