Russell Boggess has joined FocusPoint Private Capital Group (“FPCG” or “FocusPoint”) as a managing director in its New York office. Boggess will be responsible for coverage in North America with emphasis on the Midwest, and some East Coast clients. Prior to FocusPoint, Russell worked as a Managing Director at R6 Capital where he developed and managed its private placement platform.
In a significant addition to its North American distribution team FPCG, LLC d.b.a. FocusPoint Private Capital Group (“FPCG” or "FocusPoint”) announced today that Russell Boggess has joined the firm as Managing Director in its New York office. Mr. Boggess will assume responsibility for coverage in North America.
Mr. Boggess is an experienced marketer with significant experience raising funds for private equity, real estate and hedge fund strategies. Most recently, Mr. Boggess ran his own consulting firm which advised a number of private equity, private credit and hedge funds on business development and was affiliated with R6 Capital. Before then, Boggess was Director of Marketing for two New York based hedge funds: Kingdon Capital Management and Sandell Asset Management in New York.
Mr. Boggess successfully raised capital for private fund strategies including buyouts, venture and specialty finance. “Russell combines senior-level experience with a strong track record of a deep understanding of the private fund business and outstanding relationships with experienced investors,” said FPCG’s Chief Executive David Conrod. Mr. Conrod added, “Russell’s expertise brings immediate relationships and strategically expands our Midwest coverage, to capitalize on increased alternative investment allocations from that region.”
Commenting on synergies of FPCG’s market initiatives in the Midwest, Mr. Boggess said, “FocusPoint has a deep expertise in private markets and a robust product offering that institutional investors find highly compelling. The firm has a proven record of executing significant capital raises for established investment firms and selectively, spin-outs and emerging firms with unique strategies. In addition, FocusPoint has helped firms strengthen their investor base by helping identify and market specifically to underrepresented and new investor constituencies not met in previous capital raising efforts.”
FocusPoint Private Capital Group is an independent capital raising firm specializing in private capital markets and wholly owned by LANDC Investment LLC.
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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 for funds and 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. FocusPoint’s 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. FocusPoint operates as a FINRA regulated broker-dealer in the U.S. and is a member of SIPC and is wholly owned by LANDC Investment LLC.
About LANDC Investment LLC
LANDC Investment LLC is a financial services firm with complementary platforms. LANDC launched an asset management platform with the creation of Rise Line Business Credit (“riselinebc.com”), a specialty finance asset-based lending firm. Along with equity ownership in Rise Line, LANDC has secured equity and carried interest stakes in select funds and direct transactions. Closely held LANDC was formed in 2014.