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Inflexion Private Equity
The private equity house has announced the promotion of Richard Swann from the position of investment director to its partnership. He joined Inflexion in 2008, and has since led several of its investments. Swann’s promotion follows the firm’s recent appointments in Brazil, India and China.

Johnny Heng has been appointed managing director and head of active advisory for Asia at the wealth division of RBS. He has over 17 years’ experience in the industry and joins from Credit Suisse, where he was most recently managing director for ultra high net-worth individuals. Heng has also held roles at Cornucopia Capital Partners.

DAC Beachcroft
Reg Dhanjal has been appointed as a partner in the law firm’s London commercial team. He is a technology, media and telecommunications outsourcing specialist, and joins from Dundas & Wilson. Dhanjal also previously served as head of commercial legal and compliance at T-Mobile UK.

The specialist provider of monitoring technology to financial services has appointed Mark Loader as head of sales for the Asia-Pacific region. He joins from Thomson Reuters, where he was global head of quantitative analytics and datafeeds. Loader has also held senior sales roles in Thomson Reuters’s Asia team.

VAM Funds
The specialist fund manager has appointed Paul Bamber to the position of sales manager for Asia. He most recently worked for Scottish Mutual International as a sales manager, and has also held senior positions at Clerical Medical and Old Mutual. Bamber will be working alongside Linda McLaren.

Keystone Law
Cordelia Rushby has been hired by the law firm. An insurance specialist, she joins from Kennedys, where she was a partner focused on personal injury litigation. Rushby has over 20 years’ experience in the sector and provides consultancy advice on risk management issues.

The law firm has announced four new recruits to its team. Ilana Swimer joins from Herbert Smith, where she specialised in advising on contentious issues. Caroline Ford joins from Damovo. She focuses on the telecoms and media industries and has also held positions at Shell and Virgin Media. Marissa Jones joins from Discovery Communications, and Helen Burness joins from Hardwicke Chambers.