EASTON DREAMS: NEW BVCA CHAIRMAN NAMED

PRIVATE equity industry group the BVCA has named an ex-investment banker as its new chair. Robert Easton, a managing director at Carlyle Group, has succeeded Richard Anton. Dr Easton has been with Carlyle since 2000 and is now co-head of Carlyle Europe Technology Partners. He trained as a chemist and previously worked at CSFB and Wasserstein Perella.