Private Equity company Palamon Capital Partners announced the appointment of former McKinsey Manager Mina Mutafchieva as Associate Principal. According to Palamon, Mutafchieva’s specialism in financial services and pan-European experience will help the firm strengthen its investment capability and grow its footprint.
Mina Mutafchieva joins Private Equity (PE) firm Palamon Capital Partners* McKinsey & Company, where she most recently held the role of Engagement Manager in the firm’s Antwerp office. Mutafchieva joined the global management consulting firm five years ago as associate, more recently specialising in strategy development and commercial transformation projects on behalf of companies in the financial services sector. Prior to joining McKinsey, Mutafchieva worked as Business Development Summer Associate at Starling Resources.
Mutafchieva hold an International Relations degree from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
As Associate Principal at Palamon Capital Partners, Mutafchieva will be charged with building the firm’s investment capability across Europe and supporting the growth of its existing portfolio companies.
“We are delighted to welcome Mina to Palamon. We have a strong track record in attracting talented industry professionals and developing their full potential within the Firm as skilled growth investors. With her strong sector specialism in financial services and pan-European experience,” says Louis Elson, Managing Partner of Palamon Capital Partners.
Commenting on her appointment, Mutafchieva says: “I am thrilled to be joining such a well-regarded firm as Palamon, which has been a pioneer in growth investing in Europe. I look forward to the exciting opportunities this new role will bring.”
* Palamon Capital Partners is a London-based private equity partnership that invests growth capital of between €15 million and €80 million in European lower mid-market companies.