by Baz Hiralal
Michael Dal Bello joined Pritzker Group Private Capital as a healthcare investment partner, while Michael A. Lynch arrived as a healthcare operating partner. Dal Bello has been with Blackstone Group LP since 2002, where he was a managing director. He serves on the boards of Alliant, Apria Healthcare Group, Catalent Pharma Solutions Inc., Emdoen, Team Health Finance LLC and Vanguard Health Systems Inc.
Some deals he worked on include Blackstone's 2008 acquisition of Apria for $1.6 billion, the $11.4 billion leveraged buyout of Biomet by a consortia in 2007, the $3.3 billion acquisition of Catalent Pharma Solutions in 2007 and the $3 billion acquisition of Emdeon in 2011. Dal Bello worked at Hellman & Friedman LLC from 1998 to 2000 and at Bain & Co. He works from Pritzker's Los Angeles office.
Lynch, based in Chicago, was most recently CEO of Cardinal Health Inc.'s medical segment, a $10 billion business with more than 15,000 employees in nine countries serving hospitals, clinics and other sites of care. Lynch joined Cardinal in 1984. Pritzker acquires North America-based middle-market companies.
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management made three hires.
Joshua Glaser is now a director and global head of private equity for the client group, while Brian Chiappinelli joins as a director North American product specialist for PE. Also, Brian Binder arrived as a managing director and president of DWS Funds and head of fund administration in the U.S.
New York-based Glaser was most recently director of investor relations for Paul Capital Partners, which focuses on secondary private equity investing -- a market that has experienced increased dealflow. Chiappinelli works from Boston and came in from HarbourVest Partners, where he was responsible for business development and client relations.
Binder will represent DeAWM to the DWS mutual fund board, which oversees more than 70 retail funds with about $59 billion in assets. Most recently, Binder was head of business management and consulting at Invesco plc. Prior to that, he was chief administrative officer for Van Kampen Investments.
Robert A. LaFleur joined JMP Securities as a managing director and senior research analyst, resort and lodging. He covered the gaming and lodging sectors at Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and worked at Rodman & Renshaw LLC, Susquehanna Financial Group Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Bear, Stearns & Co. Before starting his equity research career, LaFleur worked as a hospitality industry consultant at PKF Consulting and held financial and operational positions at the Plaza Hotel in New York and at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.
Richard Kinlough joined GE Antares Capital as managing director in Toronto. He arrives after founding and leading CIT Group Inc.'s Canadian sponsor coverage team. Previously, Kinlough was co-president of CCFL Mezzanine Partners.
Jenner & Block LLP announced that veteran corporate attorney G. Thomas Stromberg joined the firm as a partner in Los Angeles. Stromberg, who is fluent in Japanese, comes to the firm after serving as co-managing partner of Kaye Scholer LLP's offices in Los Angeles and Palo Alto, Calif. He was also a member of its executive committee. Stromberg helped open the Palo Alto office, and helped launch a Los Angeles office for Mayer Brown LLP.
He joined Kaye Scholer in July 2008 from Winston & Strawn LLP, where he was a partner in the firm's corporate department and head of its private equity practice on the West Coast. Before joining Mayer Brown in March 2004, he worked at Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe and was head of its national private equity practice, chair of its international practice group and a member of its national life sciences coordinating committee.
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP said Delphine Knight Brown joined its intellectual property group as a partner in New York. She was a partner with Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, focusing on complex IP and technology litigation. Prior to that, she was special counsel at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, representing corporations in state and federal courts nationwide in pre-trial, trial, arbitrations and appellate proceedings.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP hired Grace L. Pan as a partner resident in New York. She covers patent, trademark and copyright litigation, particularly in the semiconductor, chemistry, biotechnology, electronic and mechanical fields. Pan was a partner with Kaye Scholer LLP.
HBR Consulting LLC promoted managing directors Christopher Ryan and Matthew Sunderman to practice group leaders of its strategic sourcing and business operations practice.
London Capital Group Holdings plc, which operates a provider of online trading services, named David Sparks as chief financial officer. Since 2004, Sparks has been director of financial and strategic projects at Sportingbet plc. He was previously its finance director for the Americas region.
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP said Delphine Knight Brown joined its intellectual property group as a partner in New York.