Franklin Square Capital Partners launched FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund, a new credit investment fund to take advantage of disruptive corporate events.
Partners Group said it divested its remaining interest in its affiliate Asset Management Partners, leaving the traditional asset manager in the hands of its management team.
Cantor Fitzgerald Europe hired two fixed income sales and trading executives, Sara Simmons and Per Mortensen, to its London office, the firm said.
NXT Capital, a commercial lender catering to middle market companies not held by private equity firms, has expanded its direct originations team by hiring Doug Vitek, John Mills and Daniel Green.
Monroe Capital said it hired Bradley Nii as a managing director for its Los Angeles office. Nii will be the firms group head for the Southern California region.
Jose Contreras and David Coffey have joined Cantor Fitzgerald Europe's London office. They will focus on sales and trading.
BTIG added three executives to focus on sales and trading for exchange-traded funds. The three executives come to BTIG from ConvergEx Group.
Yukon Partners, a mezzanine capital investment firm, said it added Aaron Arnett as a new director.
SourceMedia, the publisher of Leveraged Finance News, has promoted Harry Nikpour to vice president of its Capital Markets Group.
KKR & Co. acquired European credit investment firm Avoca Capital in a deal expected to close early next year. Avoca Capital has approximately $8 billion in assets under management.