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Oct 08, 2021

ACON Investments hires new head of IR

Meena Thever joins with experience in the alternative investment industry

ACON Investments, an international private equity investment firm, has appointed Meena Thever as partner, head of capital formation and investor relations, effective September 27.

Thever is responsible for leading ACON's capital raising and building and maintaining investor relationships, as well as new product strategy and development.

She joins from Bridge Investment Group, where she served as partner in the client solutions group. 

Prior to joining Bridge in 2018, she served as a director on the BlackRock alternative specialists’ team where she was a senior product and distribution specialist focused on private equity and real assets. 

Previously, Thever led the North America pension and insurance distribution efforts within JPMorgan Asset Management’s alternative investment strategies business area. 

She began her career in investment banking in the financial sponsor group at JPMorgan and was a member of the investment team within the Credit Suisse Customized Fund Investment Group, a private equity fund of funds.

‘Meena brings to ACON two decades of experience in the alternative investment industry and a long track record of working closely with leading institutional investors,’ says Jon Ginns, founding partner of ACON. ‘With her distinctive industry experience, I am confident in Meena's ability to lead our capital formation and investor relations functions and to contribute meaningfully to the firm's strategic vision and the next phase of our success.’

Maria Ward-Brennan

Maria Ward-Brennan

Maria Ward-Brennan joined IR Magazine as a reporter based in the London office. Previously, she worked as a reporter at Captive Insurance Times, covering a niche specialty insurance market. Maria graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2019...