3i Group plc — The London investment management firm announced a trio of new hires: Christoph Rinnert, Michael Bernard and Rutger Vos. Each will work between Europe and North America. Rinnert, who joins from Rothschild, will be a part of the Frankfurt team as a senior associate, while Bernard, a Morgan Stanley veteran, works as an associate out of 3i's New York office. Vos joins 3i from JPMorgan Chase & Co. Based in Amsterdam, he will cover Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Ballard Spahr — The Philadelphia law firm hired John Devine as of counsel. Before joining the firm, Devine was the chief legal officer for PharmaCo Ventures where he helped develop and implement an ancillary pharmaceutical and laboratory services business. He also successfully promoted the company’s business model before state regulatory agencies.