True West Financial Appoint New Head Of Development Capital

Top Quote True West Financial have appointed Benoit Colasson, who joins from Bain & Company, to be the new Head of Development Capital. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 29, 2012 - True West Financial, the international private equity firm based out of Tokyo, have hired Benoit Colasson to head up True West Financials Development Capital Team. Mr. Colasson will be responsible for overseeing True West Financials development investments through all the stages of the process from initial identification through to the ongoing direction of the portfolio companies.

    Denji Sakamura, Chief Executive Officer at True West Financial, said that "Benoit is an exceptionally talented man who we are all looking forward to working closely with over the next few years. His knowledge and experience will be great assets to True West Financial as we look towards a bright future together."

    Mr. Colasson began his professional career working for Société Générale in its Corporate and Investment Banking division. In 1994 he joined renowned consultancy firm Capgemini as a management consultant. After 8 successful years Mr. Colasson left to become a part of Bain & Company where he remained until taking up his current position with True West Financial. He holds an MBA from ESSEC and a postgraduate degree from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion.

    Mr. Colasson takes over as True West Financials Head of Development Capital from William Myers who is retiring after a hugely successful career. True West Financial would like to thank Mr. Myers for his dedication and hard work over the years and wish him every happiness in his retirement.

    About True West Financial:
    True West Financial is an international private equity firm with an investment focus in businesses that show potential to lead their market, working hand in hand with management to develop and deliver the value within our portfolio of companies.

    True West Financial provides private and institutional investors around the globe with independent and sophisticated private equity solutions. True West Financial has over $2.5 billion invested in private equity and real estate entities throughout the world, including funds and direct investments, dedicating the experience, resources and insights of True West Financial to the achievement of superior returns.

    True West Financial continues to provide wealth management solutions and alternative investments to institutions, private investors and high net worth families around the world, who have benefited from our collective experience, insights and dedication.

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