Campbell Lutyens hires ex-Carlyle pro

Brian Chase, an independent consultant who worked as a vice president at The Carlyle Group’s $1.1bn infrastructure fund, will be joining the placement and advisory specialist in New York.

Placement and advisory firm Campbell Lutyens has hired Brian Chase as a senior vice president for its New York office.

Chase is an independent consultant specialising in public-private partnerships, project implementation and legislation in the US. He has also worked with clients focused on the developing markets, such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

Prior to his independent consulting work, Chase worked at The Carlyle Group as a vice president in its $1.1 billion infrastructure fund from 2006 to 2008. His first day at Campbell Lutyens was Monday, 11 October.

Brian Chase

London-based Campbell Lutyens specialises in fund placement and secondary transactions in the infrastructure and private equity asset classes. Chase will be involved across a “range of these activities with a particular focus on infrastructure,” the firm said in a statement.

Chase is joining Campbell Lutyens at a time of expansion for the firm.

“Our revenues have tripled and our total team has doubled in size to 53 people including an additional partner and senior vice president who will be joining us in Hong Kong and New York,” Campbell Lutyens managing partner Andrew Sealy said in the statement.

Sealy did not provide a time reference for his statement.

Campbell Lutyens has completed or is in the final stages of completing 20 primary fundraising, secondary and financial advisory mandates totaling $10 billion, according to the statement.