Abris Capital Partners — Cezar Scarlat has been promoted to partner. He was previously a managing director at the Warsaw, Poland-based firm. The new position comes after Scarlat’s success expanding Abris’ footprint in Romania and Bulgaria where he will continue to oversee deal sourcing, something he's done since 2012. Cezar will also continue to hold his roles as chair in Cargus and Urgent Courier. Before Abris, Cezar was with several other firms, including Bridgepoint Capital, Nomura Investment Bank, Arthur Andersen and PwC UK.
Atlantic Street Capital — The Stamford, Connecticut-based private equity firm has promoted Brian Cooper to partner. Cooper, who joined Atlantic Street in 2013, serves on the boards of Uniguest Inc. and Z Wireless. Prior to joining Atlantic Street, he worked at GB Merchant Partners, Gordon Brother’s private equity affiliate, as well as boutique investment bank Financo.