|09 October, 2019

Mubadala Capital appoints senior leadership for its Europe team

The venture platform of Mubadala Capital, which also has offices in San Francisco and Abu Dhabi, manages Mubadala’s $15bln commitment to the SoftBank Vision Fund

Image used for illustrative purpose. Packs of U.S. one hundred dollar bills are counted at a bank in Westminster, Colorado November 3, 2009.

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UAE - Mubadala Capital, the financial investment arm of Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company, has appointed three senior individuals to its London-based Europe venture capital team.

In a statement, Mubadala Capital said that Frederic Lardieg joins as Investment Partner and James Peck as the Head of Operations while Mark Tluszcz has been appointed Senior Advisor.

The team is responsible for a EUR 400 million fund investing in founders and companies across Europe as well as a fund of funds venture that invests in established and emerging fund managers.

Ibrahim Ajami, the Head of Ventures at Mubadala Capital, said, “We are growing our team in Europe based on the potential we see in this market.”

“The continent’s tech sector offers a wide range of exciting investment opportunities and our proposition, to partner with exceptional, founder-led companies and accelerate their development by leveraging Mubadala’s global network of assets and relationships, is compelling,” added Hani Barhoush, the Executive Director of Mubadala Capital.

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