Matrix Hires Vincenzo Narciso as Partner in the Private Funds Group

Matrix hired Vincenzo Narciso as a partner in its private funds group, where he will focus on both originating and raising capital for international private equity and venture capital funds. Prior to joining Matrix, Narciso was head of UBP Private Equity activities.

PRESS RELEASE

Matrix is delighted to announce today the appointment of Vincenzo Narciso as Partner in the Private Funds Group, where he will focus on both originating and raising capital for international Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds.

The Private Funds Group at Matrix was founded in 2004 and works with a wide range of Private Equity firms providing comprehensive advisory and fundraising services. Funds advised by the team have raised in excess of €1bn since inception. The team is part of the Investment Banking division of Matrix Group, a UK privately owned financial services businesses with £3.5 billion assets under management.

Malcolm Le May, CEO of Investment Banking at Matrix, commented:

“I am delighted to welcome Enzo to Matrix. He brings a great deal of investment experience to the team, and he will undoubtedly make an invaluable addition to the existing expertise within the Private Funds Group.”

Biography
Prior to joining Matrix, Enzo was Head of UBP Private Equity activities, where he led the business development and growth strategy in addition to strengthening the product offering. Prior to this, he was a Senior Investment Professional with Swiss Re Private Equity Advisors where he was responsible for Swiss Re Fund of Funds investment activity in venture and growth equity funds in Europe, Israel and in the US. Vincenzo previously worked with Industri Kapital in Stockholm and Adveq Management in Zurich.

For further information please contact:

Matrix Group
Natasha Newman +44 (0) 20 3206 7130

Kreab Gavin Anderson
James Benjamin/Matt O’Leary + 44 (0) 20 7074 1800

Website: http://www.matrixgroup.co.uk/investment_banking/specialist_areas/private_funds

Notes to Editors
The investment banking division of Matrix Group is a client focused, advisory, capital raising and securities sales, trading and research firm. They bring together considerable experience, knowledge and access to meet and match the strategic ambitions of growing companies and the performance needs of investing institutions. Today Matrix has a 90 strong investment banking team advising over 70 retained clients and serving the sales, trading and research needs of more than 140 institutional customers.

The investment banking business of Matrix has significantly increased research coverage and their team of 16 analysts now cover 14 sectors across small, mid and large cap.

The investment banking business is part of Matrix Group, one of the most successful privately owned financial services businesses in the UK with £3.5 billion of assets under management and more than 230 professionals employed across four divisions: asset management, investment banking, property and specialised finance. Since inception in 1987, Matrix has raised around £12.5 billion of assets for investments across these business areas.