FPCG LLC, d/b/a FocusPoint Private Capital Group, said May 11 that it named Gaurang Vyas a Senior Managing Director. Vyas was also named COO of Landc Investment LLC, the parent of FocusPoint. Vyas was previously an MD of Enhanced Capital.
New York, NY, May 11, 2016 – FPCG, LLC, d/b/a FocusPoint Private Capital Group (“FocusPoint”)
announced the appointment of Gaurang Vyas as Senior Managing Director. Based in New York, Mr.
Vyas will be responsible for enhancing the Firm’s operations, diversifying its growth initiatives, and
expanding its manager seeding business. Additionally, he will act as a strategic advisor to the firm’s primary
capital placement business.
In addition to being appointed as the Managing Director of FocusPoint, Mr. Vyas will also be employed by
LANDC Investment LLC (“LANDC”), the parent company of FocusPoint, and has been named Chief
Operating Officer of LANDC where he will direct the launch of an asset-based lending platform.
Prior to joining FocusPoint and LANDC, Mr. Vyas was a Managing Director of Enhanced Capital, a New
York-based private investment firm. At Enhanced Capital, he sourced and evaluated investment
opportunities in specialty finance with a focus on commercial finance.
Prior to joining Enhanced, Mr. Vyas was Co-Chief Investment Officer and Partner at a $1bn+ family office
in New York where he was a member of the initial team and played a key role in developing the firm’s
investment policies and portfolios across traditional and alternative investments.
David Conrod, Chief Executive Officer of FocusPoint added, “As FocusPoint continues to build our value-
add services to General Partners and differentiated offerings to investors, Gaurang’s addition to our team
further expands our capabilities. Gaurang’s experience as an investment professional with a substantial
experience in a variety of credit and income-related strategies will dramatically improve our sourcing and
diligence competencies. Along with strengthening our core business, Gaurang will play a key role in
developing and implementing our growth strategy.”
Mr. Vyas commented, “FocusPoint’s leadership has developed a differentiated capital placement platform,
bringing unique, high quality institutional managers to market. We look to build upon this by sourcing,
seeding, and developing a series of private investment platforms. FocusPoint’s expertise in raising first
and second-time funds coupled with institutional investors’ interest in new talent would allow our partners
to succeed on our platform.”
Mr. Vyas graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and an MBA from the University of
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About FocusPoint Private Capital Group
FocusPoint 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. 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. The firm utilizes a rigorous manager selection and due diligence process. FocusPoint’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. FocusPoint operates as a FINRA regulated broker-dealer in the U.S. and
is a member of SIPC.
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