We are delighted to announce the appointments of Tommaso Crackett as investment director in the UK mid-market team, and the appointment of investment manager William Bajraszewski to our team in Melbourne, Australia.
Tommaso has extensive experience in private equity investment and joins from LGT Capital Partners where he was Executive Director. During his six years at LGT Capital Partners, he was responsible for sourcing co-investment and direct investment opportunities across Europe. He was actively involved in the fundraising and deployment of the first two dedicated Direct Co-investment funds the firm raised. Prior to this he was a Senior Associate at Deloitte in London.
William joins Livingbridge from UBS where he was an Associate Director in their Melbourne office, having joined in 2014 as an analyst. During his time at UBS, William advised on M&A and financing transactions in a wide range of sectors, including Tabcorb’s A$11bn combination with Tatts.
Livingbridge opened it’s Australia office, led by Gareth Young, in 2016 and made it’s first Australian investment in December 2017, investing in TSA Management, a leading, independent, Australia-based project management consulting firm. Earlier this month, TSA announced its partnership with New Zealand-based project management consultancy, Xigo.
Wol Kolade, managing partner at Livingbridge said:
“Tommaso and William are great additions to our team with fantastic credentials and we are delighted to continue to attract talented and experienced professionals across the globe.”