Julian Masters has become a managing partner of Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, alongside Kevin Grassby and Charles Ind. At the same time, Luca Mastrodonato has been promoted to the position of business development director while Tom Keen has joined the firm as an investment manager.

Julian joined Bowmark from European Capital in 2008.  He has played a key role in the firm’s development over the past ten years, including leading its media and financial services practices.  He has been responsible for a number of investments across a range of industries, and he currently sits on the boards of Aston Lark, Nexus and iprism. 

Luca joined from EY in 2011 to develop the firm’s research and direct origination activities.  He now assumes overall responsibility for Bowmark’s business development, origination and marketing functions.

New to the Bowmark team is Tom Keen.  Tom joins as an investment manager from Lyceum Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, where he worked on investments in the business services, technology and financial services sectors.  Previously, he spent four years at CIL Management Consultants managing commercial due diligence assignments for private equity and corporate clients across a range of industries. 

Charles Ind, managing partner, said:  “We are delighted to announce Julian’s and Luca’s promotions, and to welcome Tom to our growing investment team. All of these moves will further strengthen our firm as we continue the investment programme for Bowmark Capital Partners V.”

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