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02 September 2015

Silverfleet Capital announces the promotion of three new partners and appointment of new associate

Silverfleet Capital, the European private equity firm, has today announced that Alfa Chan, David Mackenzie and Joachim Braun have been promoted to partners in the firm. In addition, Adam Ahern will also be joining the firm at the end of September as an associate in the London office.

These promotions and appointment demonstrate the firms commitment to strengthening the team as it continues to deploy its new €870 million* second fund, following the successful fundraising of Silverfleet Capital Partners II, which closed in May 2015.

Alfa Chan and David Mackenzie are both based in London and have been with Silverfleet Capital for thirteen years and eleven years respectively, working across transactions within the healthcare and manufacturing sectors, roles that they will continue as partners. Joachim Braun, is based in Munich and has been with the firm for eight years. He will become a second partner in Silverfleet’s Munich office and will continue to focus on investment activities in the DACH region.

Adam Ahern will be joining the firm from Greenhill & Co where he worked in the M&A department. Adam has a degree in Business & Economics from Trinity College Dublin.

Neil MacDougall, managing partner of Silverfleet Capital commented:

“I would like to welcome Alfa, David and Joachim into the partnership at Silverfleet Capital. They have each made significant contributions to the success of our firm and we wish them every success in their new roles as we deploy our €870 million second fund.

“These promotions continue our tradition of promoting from within as well as attracting talented individuals such as Adam from outside of our firm. It also demonstrates our continued commitment to developing strong investment teams in each of our offices across Europe.”

* The higher current fund size includes the commitments made by the Silverfleet Capital team.”