European private equity firm AnaCap Financial Partners has promoted its current chief operating officer to a partner of the firm.
Michael Edwards, who is the chief operating officer of AnaCap, has been named as a partner.
“Being promoted to partner is the culmination of nine years of effort and hard work to ensure that AnaCap delivers on its commitments to its investors, staff and counterparties while meeting the ever-changing demands of the industry with solutions and success,” Mr Edwards said.
Amber Hilkene, current head of investor relations and communications, has also been promoted to partner.
Commenting on her promotion, Ms Hilkene said: “It has been a remarkable journey to see and be a part of the evolution of the firm and its growing track record as an expert in financial services. I look forward to seeing what the next decade brings.”
AnaCap co-managing partner Joe Giannamore said: “Mike and Amber have been with AnaCap almost since inception and have consistently exceeded expectations, playing an instrumental role in our development and growth into a leading specialist financial services investor.
“Expanding the partnership gives us a broader base to develop the business in a robust manner. We all look forward to working closely with them in the next chapter of our development.”