ViaNova recruits

ViaNova has appointed Dr Neil Cross, a former board director of 3i to its European buyout 2004 industry panel. Cross, also a former chairman of the European Venture Capital Association joins Roger Brooke, founder and former chairman of Candover on the panel which provides strategic advice on the buyout market to ViaNova.

Managing partner Andrew Evans commented: “We are delighted to join ViaNova’s team. Neil brings a wealth of buyout experience to the Fund having previously had responsibility for international investment as a director of 3i. As an external pension fund investment adviser, Neil will also provide us with invaluable insights into institutional investors’ requirements in this asset class.”