Unfazed by challenges facing other sectors of the financial services industry such as investment banks and hedge funds, private equity firms are hiring in the U.S. Here are some recent hires that major private equity players have made.
The Carlyle Group
Lauren Dougherty was hired as an analyst by Carlyle. Previously, she was a senior fund accountant at Siguler Guff & Co. and a senior auditor at EisnerAmper.
Philip Brittan, general partner at Crazy Peak, an early-stage fintech investment and advisory firm, began serving as an adviser to the Carlyle Group in April.
KKR hired Allan Jean-Baptiste as a growth equity investor after he worked in a similar role at Google Capital. Prior to that, he was an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs.
The Blackstone Group
Ralph Yang joined the tactical opportunities team at the Blackstone Group. Previously, he was an associate at KKR and an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Michelle Ball was hired as a senior compliance analyst for the TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP) platform at TPG Capital after working as a consultant at ACA Compliance Group.
Katherine Xu joined Apax Partners as an associate after working as analyst of media M&A at Evercore.
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management tapped Henry Spalding as an operations analyst after he worked as an analyst at Citi.
Adam Zane was hired as a full-time analyst at Apollo after working as a summer analyst there and, prior to that, at American Realty Capital.
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