PF Archive

People & Places

01 12 2001

?Fieldstone Inc has announced its acquisition by South African investment bank Gensec, following the build up of a close relationship over several years. Charles Hill, Fieldstone's founder and president, assumes the position of chief operating officer. He will continue to manage Fieldstone's operations jointly with Murray Louw, the head of Gensec Bank's international operations and new chief executive officer of Fieldstone. ?Carl Islam, has left UK Solicitors Mills & Co to set up his own practise ? Averose & Co Limited. For further details go to www.averose-solicitors.com ?Andrea Mazzotto has taken up a position on Babcock & Brown's European rail team. He will be based in Milan and most recently worked for Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato. ?Thomas C. Havens has joined the New York office of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue as a partner in the capital markets practice. Havens comes from Winston & Strawn. Jones Day has also announced the hiring of five new associates in Shanghai, including Jin Ding who comes from the project finance team at Clifford Chance. ?Chris Houston has resigned from his post as head of the Infrastructure Advisory Group at Citigroup, previously the Schroder Salomon Smith Barney's project finance team. He is replaced by Kathie Painter and John Burnham has been named as the new chairman. ?Vinson & Elkins has taken Peter Gaines on to its project finance...