EY has invested $1 billion to expand PE business capabilities and appointed Bridget Walsh as the new EY global private equity leader.

Bridget currently serves as EY EMEIA managing partner, tax, and the tax business has achieved a double-digit growth under Bridget’s leadership. Bridget will help spearhead growth across EY in the next phase of the PE industry evolution.

Andy Baldwin, EY global managing partner, client service, said, “Bridget is highly respected, both internally and in the wider global PE community, and I am thrilled that she will be leading this initiative. She has a strong track record working with some of the largest PE clients on significant global deals and brings exceptional operational knowledge and experience in leading and managing industry teams across the globe.”