AGC Partners — Gee Leung has joined the Boston investment bank's Silicon Valley, California office as a partner in the Internet and digital media group. Over the course of 16 years in banking, Leung has advised a range of clients, including Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq: VIA) and YP Holdings. Previously, Gee worked with boutique banks Mesa, Friedman Billings Ramsey, and Montgomery & Co. He began his career at Salomon Brothers, which was purchased in 1997 by Citigroup Global Markets Holdings Inc., a unit of Citigroup (NYSE: C).
BKM Capital Partners — The private equity firm has announced two new hires. Michael Hernstad and Charlie Ittner have joined BKM from Colony Capital and Platinum Equity, respectively. As executive staff fund management experts, Hernstad will serve as BKM's director of finance and accounting, while Ittner oversees fund structures as director of investor relations. Separately, BKM announced that its board of advisers now includes former Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack; former president of equitable real estate investment management Paul Dolinoy; and RCP Advisors co-founder Jeff Gehl. BKM co-founders Brian Malliet and Nima Taghavi will remain on the board.