FPCG LLC, d/b/a FocusPoint Private Capital Group said Wednesday that Tom Loucas and Linda Pratka have joined their New York office. They will both focus on covering institutional and single family office investors. Loucas joins FocusPoint from Barclays’ Wealth and Investment Management Group, while Pratka was previously head of IR at Freeman Spogli, & Co. Separately, FocusPoint said it promoted Camilla Thomas to Director.
New York, NY, July 22, 2015 – FPCG, LLC, d/b/a FocusPoint Private Capital Group (“FocusPoint”) strengthened its North American distribution team with the appointments of Tom Loucas and Linda Pratka in its New York office where they will continue FocusPoint’s effort to broaden its reach into institutional and single family office investors.
Mr. Loucas joins FocusPoint from Barclays’ Wealth and Investment Management Group where he was primarily focused on serving large single and multi-family offices throughout the United States. At Barclays, he was responsible for business development and client services which enabled him to build extensive relationships with family offices and ultra-high net worth investors. Mr. Loucas has over 25 years of private client banking experience.
“We are excited for Tom to be a key contributor in bolstering our family office alliance where he will continue to connect experienced family office investors with our unique investment opportunities. These include credit, income-related, and real asset strategies,” said David Conrod, Chief Executive Officer of FocusPoint.
Ms. Pratka will cover institutional and family office investors in the Eastern and Midwestern regions of the United States, as well select coverage in Europe. She joins FocusPoint from Freeman Spogli, & Co., where she most recently served as the Head of Investor Relations. Freeman Spogli successfully completed fundraising for its seventh buyout fund which closed on $1.3 billion in commitments from investors in 2014. Commenting on Ms. Pratka’s appointment, Mr. Conrod added, “We are excited to welcome Linda to FocusPoint as we expand our Northeast and Midwestern distribution efforts. Linda is well-respected in the institutional limited partner community; she has the background, experience, and accomplishments in which to capitalize on our current offerings and new fund launches in the coming weeks.”
Miss Pratka is a 2003 graduate of Georgetown University, she also earned her Master of Business Administration from INSEAD in 2011.
Separately, FocusPoint promoted Camilla Thomas to Director. Ms. Thomas will also focus on institutional investors and single family offices in the Northeast and Midwestern United States.
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