Patrick Martin Takes Post at Alegro Capital (Berlin)

He will head media, Internet and entertainment interests at London-based investment group.

BERLIN -- Patrick Martin, former executive at now-defunct German media group Helkon, has taken up a new post as head of media, Internet and entertainment at London-based investment group Alegro Capital.

Martin has been with Alegro since December 2008, when he joined the venture capital firm as a senior advisor.

In his new position, Martin will look for media investment and M&A opportunities for Alegro as well as advise media companies looking to restructure in the wake of the financial collapse.