Andrew Ferrer, Principal in General Atlantic’s New York office, was named to WWD’s 40 Under 40 List. The list was selected by WWD’s editorial team to honor men and women under the age of 40 with innovative approaches to business in design, investment, or marketing. Andrew joined General Atlantic in 2014 to focus on investments in the Retail & Consumer sector.
Melis Kahya, Vice President in General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Financial News’ list of the 25 rising stars in private equity. The list honors professionals who are under the age of 40, based in the UK, and have demonstrated excellence in their field. Melis moved to London in 2016 to lead General Atlantic’s Retail & Consumer business in EMEA and recently led on the firm’s first retail investment in the region, a growth investment in Copenhagen-based Joe & the Juice.
Anton Levy, Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic’s Internet & Technology Sector, was named #26 of 100 to Forbes’ Midas List of Top Tech Investors for 2017. This is the third consecutive year that Anton has been named to the Midas List.
Graves Tompkins, Managing Director and Global Head of Capital Partnering, was named to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Young Global Leaders Class of 2017 in North America, a list honoring this year’s most innovative, enterprising, and socially minded men and women under the age of 40 who are making an outstanding contribution to their field and society.
Nick Lundvall, Associate of General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Veckans Affärer’s list honoring this year’s most talented finance professionals in Sweden, part of the annual 101 Super Talents List.
Jörn Nikolay, Managing Director and head of General Atlantic’s Munich office, was named to Capital Magazine’s “Young Elite Top 40 Under 40,” a list honoring this year’s most talented managers under 40.
Jonathan Korngold, Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic's Financial Services Sector, was named #1 to Institutional Investor's "Fintech Finance 35," a list of top players in fintech investing.
Paul Stamas, Principal on General Atlantic’s Financial Services sector team, was named to the top 10 of GrowthCap’s “40 Under 40 Growth Investors,” a list honoring this year’s experienced investors under 40.
The role of the chief financial officer of a PE-backed company is a multifaceted one, focused on allocating capital for day-to-day activities and helping achieve a business’s long-term goals, explains Bob Swan, Operating Partner at General Atlantic.