NEW YORK Jan 28 Commonfund, an investment
manager for institutional investors, announced on Monday three
promotions and two additions to Commonfund Capital Inc, its
wholly owned subsidiary investing in global private equity,
venture capital and natural resources.
Wilton, Connecticut-based Commonfund Capital, with more than
$12 billion in assets under management and some 700 clients,
said Leenong Li, who heads Commonfund Capital's Beijing office
and Asian initiatives, is promoted to managing director.
Leenong joined Commonfund Capital in 2010 to help establish
its Asia office in Beijing and has been responsible for growing
the firm's presence in this key market.
Mark Hoeing, who has led Commonfund Capital's London office
since 2009, now has the added title of head of Europe; while
Managing Director Brijesh Jeevarathnam is now co-head of Venture
Capital. Both Hoeing and Jeevarathnam will participate on the
Commonfund Capital investment committee with observer status.
The investment manager has also expanded its team with Tim
Yates as managing director responsible for portfolio
construction of its separate/custom accounts, and Dave Jansen as
associate director focusing on private equity.