Merrick McKay, abrdn
Merrick McKay
Head of Europe - Private Equity

Merrick is responsible for abrdn’s European private equity business, with around €8bn AuM, encompassing primary fund commitments, secondary fund investments and co-investment activities undertaken by a team of 60, including 25 investment professionals. Merrick has over 30 years’ experience in the European private equity industry. Previous roles include: Head of European Investments in Macquarie’s Private Markets division; and 13 years as a Partner of Primary Capital (where he was responsible for leading, originating and managing numerous private equity investments in the UK). Merrick is a regular speaker at private equity conferences, and is a member of Invest Europe’s Limited Partner Council.