Critchell joins Hycroft

Brad Critchell has joined Hycroft as a Managing Director. Critchell was most recently a Managing Director at Stanwich Advisors.


NEW YORK, May 10, 2016 – Hycroft, a specialty merchant bank providing capital solutions, transaction

support and advisory services exclusively to participants in the private markets, announced today that

Brad Critchell has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Working closely with the Hycroft Advisors

team, Mr. Critchell will focus on the secondary private equity market with a particular emphasis on

general partner solutions and restructurings.


“Brad was one of the most outstanding bankers I had the privilege to work with at Cogent, and we are

pleased to welcome him to Hycroft’s team of investment professionals,” said Scott Myers, Chairman and

Chief Executive Office of Hycroft, LLC. “Brad has extensive experience and is one of the nation’s leading

specialists in general partner solutions and restructurings, which are becoming a prominent part of the

global secondary market and a growth area for Hycroft. We look forward to working with Brad to

further build out our capabilities and secure our position as a global leader in this space.”


“Scott and I have known each other for many years and I’m thrilled to work with him and his

outstanding team at Hycroft,” said Mr. Critchell. “Hycroft has already achieved much in its short history,

and I look forward to being part of a firm that is well-positioned to bring a focused but comprehensive

tool kit to the increasingly complex needs of private markets clients in a rapidly evolving asset

management industry.”


Most recently, Mr. Critchell was a Managing Director at Stanwich Advisors where he led the firm’s

secondary advisory practice and was responsible for maintaining key relationships with private equity

secondary investors globally. Mr. Critchell was previously a Director at Cogent Partners, a leading

secondary private equity intermediary, and spent eight years as an investment banker specializing in

financial institutions at Credit Suisse.


He is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University and received a J.D. from Columbia Law School,

where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.


About Hycroft


Hycroft is a specialty merchant bank focused exclusively on serving the world’s most sophisticated

private asset managers and institutional investors through capital solutions, transaction support and

advisory services. Hycroft’s professionals have advised institutional limited partners on private markets

portfolios of over $150 billion and completed capital-raising mandates totaling over $75 billion, as well

as advised on secondary market transactions representing over $75 billion of limited partnership