Crestline Investors Inc has appointed Bryan Fischer as director of business development. Prior to Crestline, Fischer was a regional director for BDO USA, LLP, Dallas. Fischer will be based in Crestline’s Fort Worth, Texas office.
FORT WORTH, Texas, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Crestline Investors, Inc., a credit focused institutional alternative asset manager, today announced the appointment of Bryan Fischer as a Director, Business Development, effective immediately. In this new role, Fischer will be responsible for developing new client relationships and helping to expand its Fund Liquidity Solutions (“FLS”) team. He will be based in the firm’s Fort Worth, Texas office.
“We are enthusiastic to welcome Bryan to Crestline and attract a business development professional of his caliber,” said David Philipp, Partner of Crestline and Co-Head of the Fund Liquidity Solutions team. “This appointment will align with our existing growth strategy for the FLS franchise and educate a wider universe of private equity, real estate and infrastructure sponsors about the creative solutions we provide. Bryan brings the necessary skills and relationships to extend our fund finance franchise for potential borrowers and offer a set of accretive solutions to a rapidly growing market.”
“As GPs seek new options to increase access to capital while expanding the time period to create value for certain portfolio companies, our team has continued to see a steady pace of deal flow and investment opportunities in recent months,” added Amit Mahajan, Co-Head of the Fund Liquidity Solutions team. “With Bryan’s addition, we look forward to building on this momentum that Crestline’s FLS team has achieved in expanding its capabilities to engage in transactions with GPs in these growing areas.”
Fischer commented, “I am humbled by this opportunity to join Crestline and look forward to working closely with Dave, Amit and the FLS team. It is a great privilege to join the FLS team and help extend their market leading position.”
Prior to Crestline, Fischer was a Regional Director for BDO USA, LLP, Dallas, responsible for covering financial sponsors and M&A professionals in the southwest U.S. Earlier in his career, Fischer worked as a Director of Business Development for the Great American Group and Vice President of Sales for Gravity Capital Partners.
Fischer graduated Cum Laude from Boston College with a B.S. in Biology.
About Crestline Investors, Inc.
Crestline Investors, Inc., founded in 1997 and based in Fort Worth, Texas, is an institutional alternative investment management firm. Crestline specializes in credit and opportunistic investments, including financing and restructuring solutions for mature private equity funds. In addition, the firm manages a multi-PM equity market-neutral hedge fund, and provides beta and hedging solutions for institutional clients. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, the company maintains affiliate offices in New York City, London, Toronto and Tokyo. For more information, please visit www.crestlineinvestors.com.