Synova Capital LLP (“Synova”), a UK private equity fund focused on the lower mid-market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Bowden as a Partner. Alex joined Synova during 2011 to oversee regional marketing as well as investment activities in the Business Services and Specialist Engineering sectors.

Prior to joining Synova, Alex developed a reputation over the past 15 years as a talented mid-market investor at both Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) and 3i plc. He began his career at NM Rothschild.

Philip Shapiro, a Managing Partner of Synova Capital, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alex into the Synova Partnership. He has become an invaluable member of the team and made a significant contribution since his arrival last year.”