EUROPE - European-based alternative asset management firm Unigestion has expanded its private equity team with the appointment of senior investment professionals in both its London and Geneva offices.
Andrew Marchant has joined Unigestion in London as an advisor to its private equity group. In this context, he will work alongside Bernard Sabrier, Christopher Sharples and David Chamberlain. Prior to joining Unigestion, Marchant worked as a director and shareholder of Cinven from 1988 to 2001. He has also served as a partner with Schroder Ventures in London and as an executive at Prudential Venture Managers.
Unigestion has also recruited Paul Newsome to its private equity team in London. Newsome has joined as an investment director, responsible for venture capital and telecom fund investments.
He was previously a member of BancBoston’s European technology group, responsible for venture capital investments in early stage technology companies.
In Geneva, Unigestion has recruited Christian Gobet as a member of its private equity portfolio management team. Gobet previously worked with BNP Paribas and UBS in Switzerland.
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