Dec 08 2008

AnaCap Financial Partners Makes Senior Appointments

AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the specialist private equity group focused on European financial services, has further marked its commitment to the sector by appointing four new investment professionals to its team.

Chris Patrick joins as Principal and co-head of the Mergers & Acquisitions team. Chris comes from Lehman Brothers where he spent half of his 20 year-long career, most recently as Managing Director and Head of Principal Finance – European Structured Products. He has extensive experience in principal finance and mergers and acquisitions, holding senior roles at Credit Suisse and Nomura International, having begun his career at Goldman

Andy Wynn joins as Director of Business Services, supporting the team’s Principal, Peter Cartwright. Andy has more than 30 years experience in financial services including roles as CEO, CFO, COO and Chairman in Investment Banking, Mortgage, Consumer and Commercial Lending sectors. His most recent appointment was as an Executive Director of Lehman Brothers in the European Structured Finance Group. Previous roles included senior positions within Nomura International, Credit Suisse First Boston, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Bank of America and Security Pacific.

Daniel Ang and Nassim Cherchali join as Analysts to support the entire group. Both come from Lehman Brothers.

Finlay McFadyen, Principal and co-head of Mergers and Acquisitions said: “I look forward to working closely with Chris to lead the M&A team. His proven leadership and experience will be a great complement to the organization. Andy will play a significant role in supporting Peter and allow room for further expansion in our portfolio. We are more than ready to take advantage of the growing number of opportunities in the European financial services market.”

AnaCap has made a number of other hires this year including; Stijn Proost from Goldman Sachs, Laurent Bouley from Grisons Peak, Carolyn Porretta from Bank of America and Milena Torciano from Oliver Wyman.

About AnaCap Financial Partners

AnaCap is a specialist private equity fund focusing on pan-European investments in the financial services sector. It has a distinctive combination of operational and financing experience that it brings to its investments, targeting those businesses with high growth, strong management teams or restructuring needs. Based in London, the fund has highly regarded global institutional investors including Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Rothschild,
Allianz and Adams Street Partners.