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Aksia Hires Chris Thorne In London For Private Equity & Real Assets Research

Investment consulting firm Aksia has hired Chris Thorne as a Managing Director for Private Equity & Real Assets Research in its London office. Thorne will be involved in all phases of the investment process including sourcing, due diligence, monitoring and assisting the Portfolio Advisory team.

Thorne brings over fifteen years of experience investing capital across the European and U.S. private equity markets, and twenty-three years of private equity experience in total including his advisory roles. Most recently, he was a Managing Director at Temasek in London with day to day responsibility for European Primary Private Equity Funds and syndicated Co-investments. Before that, he was a Senior Investment Professional covering Europe at BlackRock PEP (f/k/a Merrill Lynch Investment Management PEP) for eight years. Prior to that, Thorne was on the Corporate Finance PE advisory team at PwC in London, with secondments to Brussels and Frankfurt.

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