FocusPoint Increases Emphasis on Family Offices, Promotes Within North American Fundraising Team
New leadership named for West Coast Region and Family Offices
New York, NY, September 29, 2020 -- FocusPoint Private Capital Group (“FocusPoint”), an independent capital raising and advisory firm specializing in private capital markets, today announced the promotion of Camilla Davies to Executive Director, with a specific focus on family offices and the West Coast region.
“With a growing pipeline and increased market demand, particularly from family offices, we are pleased to announce that Camilla Davies has an expanded role as a key member of our capital raising platform,” said David Conrod, Chief Executive of FocusPoint.
FocusPoint’s executive leadership team has successfully raised funds in private markets for over 20 years and has a track record of working with a select grouping of General Partner’s, closing on over $4 billion for a variety of third-party fundraising assignments. The firm has an expertise in a range of private market strategies that includes: buyout and growth equity; credit and income-related; real estate; real assets; venture capital; and other opportunistic strategies.
Davies began her career at FocusPoint in 2013, joining from CAIS Group. Prior to that, she worked at Credit Suisse Private Bank in London. Until recently Davies had covered the Northeast and Midwest region for the firm.
“Camilla has significant relationships and has a deep understanding of the entire capital fund raising process particularly as it relates to family offices that have small investment committee’s and rely on trusted investment advisors such as FocusPoint. This type of interconnectivity with LPs can be extremely valuable to our General Partner clients,” Conrod stated. “As a firm, we always look to hire top industry veterans with tremendous expertise and insight, who are passionate about helping clients meet their specific investment outcomes by finding tailored investment solutions for their whole portfolio,” he added.
FocusPoint has deep connections with endowments, foundations, corporate and public pension funds, ultra-high net worth families, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Davies added: “I am very excited to be building out the West Coast region on behalf of FocusPoint, which continues to provide high quality fund and direct investment offerings to the institutional and family office marketplace.”
FocusPoint advises on all aspects of the fundraising process, including competitive positioning and market assessment, marketing materials and related documentation, partnership terms and conditions as well as investor relations.
About FocusPoint Private Capital Group
FocusPoint Private Capital Group (https://www.fpcgllc.com/) was founded in 2010 by Guggenheim Partners veterans David Conrod and Robert Mortimer. Headquartered in New York, the firm is an independent capital raising and advisory firm specializing in private capital markets and is a wholly-owned affiliate of LANDC Investment LLC. The firm raises capital for private equity, credit, real estate, real assets and direct transactions in both developed and emerging markets.
FocusPoint operates as a FINRA regulated broker-dealer in the U.S. and is a member of SIPC.
About LANDC Investment LLC
LANDC Investment LLC (https://www.landcinv.com/) is a financial services firm with two complementary platforms – FocusPoint Private Capital Group and Rise Line Business Credit.
FocusPoint Private Capital Group, an independent capital raising and advisory firm specializing in providing fundraising services to high quality General Partners, was acquired when LANDC was formed in 2014.
LANDC launched an asset management platform with the launch of Rise Line Business Credit, a specialty finance asset-based lending firm in 2017. Along with equity ownership in Rise Line, LANDC has secured equity and carried interest stakes in select funds and direct transactions for providing advisory and capital raising services. LANDC is led by principals with decades of experience in capital placement and investment management.
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