London, NYC, San Francisco, HK, 23rd February, 2012 – Pantheon, a leading global private equity and infrastructure investor, announced the promotion of Matthew Jones, Laurence Jonkler, Kathryn Leaf Wilmes and Brian Lim to Partner.

Matthew Jones, based in New York, joined Pantheon in 2001 from HM Treasury where he was an assistant economist. Matthew is a senior member of Pantheon’s secondary team responsible for identifying and negotiating the purchase of private equity assets for the firm’s secondaries funds.

Laurence Jonkler, who is based in London, joined Pantheon in 2004 from Axa Investment Managers where he was part of the institutional business team. At Pantheon, Laurence is a key member of the European client service team, focusing particularly on UK clients and investment consultants.

Kathryn Leaf Wilmes, based in San Francisco, joined Pantheon in 2008 from GIC Special Investments, where she was responsible for both fund investments and co-investments with a specialization in energy. At Pantheon, Kathryn is the global head of infrastructure investments.

Brian Lim, based in Hong Kong, joined in 2009 from CDC, where he was a portfolio director focused on Asia. Brian is the head of emerging markets investments, chairing the Emerging Markets Investment Committee and is also a member of Pantheon’s Asian Investment Committee.

Commenting on the promotions, Alastair Bruce, Managing Partner, said: “Our congratulations go to Matthew Jones, Laurence Jonkler, Kathryn Leaf Wilmes and Brian Lim. We are committed to world class investment and client service teams and these four talented individuals are an important part of the future of our business.”



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Pantheon is a leading global private markets investor that invests on behalf of over 350 institutional investors, including public and private pension plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations.  Established 30 years, Pantheon has developed a strong reputation and track record in primary and secondary private asset solutions across all stages and geographies. Its investment solutions include customized separate account programs, regional primary fund programs, secondaries, co-investment and infrastructure programs.

Pantheon has over $24 billion assets under management and 179 employees, including 69 investment professionals, located across offices in London, San Francisco, New York and Hong Kong.


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