The three highly experienced individuals, who have over 50 years’ combined investment experience across a broad range of sectors, will, together with Senior Managing Director Alan Jones, form part of the Mid-Market Private Equity strategy’s senior team. They will now start originating deals utilizing ICG’s balance sheet ahead of fundraising from external parties, as well as making further hires to build out the group’s capabilities.
Uzair Dossani joined ICG in February from Harvest Partners, where he worked for four years as a Partner focused on originating deals in the chemicals, diversified industrials, logistics and packaging sectors. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Warburg Pincus, focused on the industrials and business services sectors and has also worked at Charlesbank Capital Partners and Onex Partners in his 18-year career in private equity.
Evan Eason joined ICG in February after 13 years at mid-market private equity firm Olympus Partners where he was a Partner leading buyout transactions focused on the financial services, business services, industrial, and consumer sectors. Prior to that, he was a Vice President at mid-market private equity firm American Capital. Evan has 20 years investment experience.
Kevin Gregory joined ICG in January from Aquiline Capital Partners, where he led the firm’s healthcare practice in addition to covering the financial and business services sectors. He previously was with Partners Group, where he sourced and executed direct investment opportunities across a range of sectors, as well as with Citi Private Equity, and has over 14 years of private equity experience.
Alan Jones, Senior Managing Director at ICG, said:
I am delighted to welcome Uzair, Evan and Kevin as founding members of the Mid-Market Private Equity team. They are high calibre individuals with deep and diverse experience in mid-market private equity investing in North America. We are now looking forward to rolling up our sleeves and starting to originate investments utilizing the power of ICG’s balance sheet, while continuing to seek out additional members of the team to help build our franchise.