Lyceum Capital has appointed Jonathan Bourn as a partner.
joins from Baird, where he
was a managing director in its Global Investment Banking business, leading coverage of European financial sponsors.
While at Baird, Jonathan
was involved with a number of high-profile transactions across a variety of sectors.
He was previously a partner at AAC Capital Partners for 11 years, where he was responsible for originating and executing new investments and managing portfolio companies in its pan-European fund, including TGI Fridays UK, Park Resorts Group and NSL Group Services.
Previous roles include senior positions in the leveraged finance teams of Credit Suisse First Boston
Jonathan will join as a senior member of Lyceum's Investment team and will focus on making new investments from Lyceum Capital III, its most recent, £330 million fund.
Philip Buscombe, Chairman of Lyceum Capital, said: "Jonathan is a first-class operator with an excellent track record in the market spanning advisory, leveraged debt and private equity.
said: "This is an excellent time to be joining Lyceum
, where funds under management continue to expand, as does the team and the firm's portfolio of high-growth mid-sized companies.
With confidence returning to the UK economy, Lyceum
is ideally placed to continue growing; I'm absolutely delighted to be joining at such an exciting time."
David Silver, Managing Director of Robert W. Baird, said: "It has been a pleasure working with Jonathan.