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Director Appointments

Pantheon strengthens its board

08 November 2016 14:52

Pantheon International has appointed John Burgess and John Singer as non-executive directors with effect from the conclusion of the company's annual general meeting on 23 November.

Burgess has over 20 years' experience within private equity, following 8 years with the Boston Consulting Group in Paris and London, where he became a Partner. Subsequently, he held senior roles with F&C Ventures Ltd and Candover Investments plc before co-founding BC Partners LLP (formerly Baring Capital Investors Ltd) in 1986 where he was a Managing Partner until 2005. While at BC Partners, he held directorships of a variety of companies across the UK and Continental Europe.

Since 2005, he has remained actively involved in private equity as well as increasing his investment interests in the public markets.

Burgess is a Governor of The Royal Academy of Music and was until recently a Director of the Business Growth Fund Plc.

Singer is an investment and financial services professional including over 30 years' experience in private equity. Until 2015, Singer spent over 20 years with Advent International plc where he was co-founder and member of the global executive committee and, until 2012, chairman of its European operations.

He remained a Special Partner until 2015. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Granville Europe plc, where he founded and managed one of the first pan-European private equity funds.

In addition, he was chairman of the European Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and chaired their annual symposia for several years.

Singer is involved with several organisations within the arts and education sectors; he is a Trustee of The National Gallery, London and Honorary Fellow, and on the Development Committee of Trinity College, Oxford.

At 2:52pm: (LON:PIN) Pantheon International PLC share price was +16p at 1632p

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