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The opening brings the Allianz spin-out's global office count to five as it forges ahead with its latest secondaries fundraise.
Julien Princi, the former deputy general counsel for Amundi Asset Management, has joined the private equity and private debt firm.
The credit specialist has hired a former PineBridge Investments secondaries specialist as it launches a fund restructuring business that also offers preferred equity.
Stéphanie Courtadon, a marketing veteran of mid-market GP Siparex and Crédit Agricole Private Equity, will run the firm’s RFP processes.
The global investment firm has acquired a private debt and hedge fund company as part of the launch of its new business.
Morgan Stanley, LGT Capital Partners and Neuberger Berman were the main investors in the restructuring of Newport Global Opportunities Fund, a distressed debt fund raised a decade ago.
With this new investment, the fund's portfolio now has exposure to 19 underlying funds managed by 10 general partners.
New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB)'s deputy chief investment officer explains why the pension set up a separate account with Siguler Guff to focus on secondary investment opportunities in distressed debt and special situations.
The distressed debt fund, raised about 10 years ago, was caught in Lehman Brothers' collapse, which impacted its returns.
Butler, who spent more than 10 years at the firm, is seeking to work on more complex secondaries transactions.