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Forbes Private Capital hires former Blackstone, Fortress fundraiser

Forbes Private Capital Group has hired former Blackstone Group and Fortress Investment Group fundraiser Laura Hill as a director in the New York office. Hill will cover institutional and family office investors in the Western U.S. and select clients in other North American geographies. Most recently, Hill worked as a director of corporate affairs at the Council of Foreign Relations. Previously, she was a director at Fortress in the capital formation group, and prior to that she worked at Blackstone as a director in the private equity fundraising group.

Press Release

FPCG, LLC d/b/a Forbes Private Capital Group (“FPCG”) has further strengthened its North American distribution team with the appointment of Laura Hill as Director in its New

York office who will cover institutional and family office investors in the Western U.S. and select clients in other North American geographies. Ms. Hill joins FPCG six months following its management buyout where it is now a global capital raising firm.

Ms. Hill has most recently served as a Director of Corporate Affairs at the Council of Foreign Relations. Previously, she was a Director at Fortress Investment Group in the Capital Formation Group, and prior to that she was at The Blackstone Group where she was a Director in the private equity fundraising group.

Commenting on the appointment, David Conrod, Chief Executive of FPCG, said, “We are delighted to welcome Laura to FPCG. Laura joins us at an exciting time as we look to capitalize on recent fundraising successes since the completion of our buyout and now look to broaden our reach.”

Conrod added, “With this artificially low, zero interest rate environment, experienced investors are actively seeking higher yielding investment returns. Having the added support of Laura and her fundraising experience will play a significant role in helping to further develop our position in North America.”

Ms. Hill commented, “I am very pleased to be joining the FPCG platform at such an exciting time and make the most of the compelling investment strategies we’ll be taking to market in the coming year and beyond.”

 

About Forbes Private Capital Group
Forbes Private Capital Group is an independent capital raising firm specializing in private capital markets.
The firm focuses on raising capital for private equity, credit, real estate, real assets and opportunistic
strategies as well as direct transactions in both developed and emerging markets. FPCG advises on all
aspects of the fundraising process and beyond, including competitive positioning and market assessment,
marketing materials and related documentation, partnership terms and conditions as well as investor
relations. The firm utilizes a rigorous manager selection and due diligence process. FPCG’s global
distribution capability extends to endowments, foundations, corporate and public pension funds, ultra-high
net worth families, sovereign wealth funds and other limited partners throughout the U.S., Europe, Middle
East and Asia. Over the past decade, the senior team of professionals has been dedicated to developing
and fostering these relationships. FPCG operates as a FINRA regulated broker-dealer in the U.S.
For more information, please e-mail info@forbespcg.com or telephone on +1 212 887 1186.