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Appian appoints head of legal, global M&A  

Appian Capital Advisory LLP, the investment advisor to long-term value-focused private capital funds that invest solely in mining and mining-related companies, announced Wednesday appointment of Alyssa McAnney as head of legal, global mergers and acquisitions (M&A). 

Based in New York, McAnney will oversee the legal aspects of all mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.  She will also support ongoing legal matters at Appian and its portfolio companies. 

McAnney has extensive legal experience in debt finance, capital markets, and M&A. Prior to joining Appian, she was the Assistant General Counsel at Newlight Partners LP, a middle-market growth equity firm. Before this role, she worked in the M&A department at Kirkland & Ellis in New York and was an Associate at Skadden Arps.  

 She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School.  

 “Alyssa has an excellent track record managing complex global legal matters and transactions for private equity firms and their portfolio companies,” Appian CEO Michael W. Scherb said in a statement. 

“ Her appointment further strengthens our legal functions and reflects our confidence and commitment to driving growth across the business.  We are pleased to welcome Alyssa to Appian.” 

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