Drew Fox joins 17Capital as Managing Director, Investor Relations and Fundraising, North America
NEW YORK & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–17Capital, the go-to global source of strategic funding for private equity investors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Drew Fox as Managing Director, Investor Relations and Fundraising, North America. Based in 17Capital’s New York office, Drew will lead 17Capital’s Investor Relations team in North America, continuing to develop 17Capital’s relationships with investors and helping to grow 17Capital’s investment capital base. the company.
Drew brings over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry to 17Capital. He comes from Hamilton Lane, where he served as Managing Director, Client Solutions Group, and was responsible for raising capital from the largest institutional investors in the United States. Prior to Hamilton Lane, Drew spent eight years at Neuberger Berman, raising more than $5 billion from US institutions for the company’s private alternatives, fixed income and equity offerings.
Pierre-Antoine de Selancy, Managing Partner at 17Capital, said: “We are delighted to welcome Drew to 17Capital. His vast experience and relationships with institutional investors and other sponsors across North America will be of great value to us. Drew’s appointment further strengthens 17Capital’s investor relations and fundraising team at a time when we continue to see record demand for our NAV Finance offerings.
Drew said: “I have long admired the 17Capital team and am delighted to join the company. We will remain firmly focused on building relationships with North American limited partners who seek investment opportunities in this underserved market where we offer uncorrelated streams of returns coupled with the company’s focus on control risks. As key general partners seek investments for portfolio growth, improved fund performance, as well as increased new fund commitments, our LP capital will be deployed at the intersection of this growing segment. . »
Earlier in his career, Drew spent two years as a managing director at Fortress Investment Group, where he was directly responsible for raising capital for Logan Circle Partners’ ABS/MBS cross-structured credit strategies. Prior to Fortress, Drew spent seven years at ING Clarion Real Estate Securities where he was a Global Sales Team Leader. He was responsible for expanding the group’s $20 billion AUM across long-only and long/short strategies, to become one of the largest managers of real estate securities. Drew began his career as a salesperson, managing macro hedge fund trading relationships at REFCO and later Salomon Smith Barney, and as an arbitrage trader at Westwood Capital Partners. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia.
17Capital is the go-to global source of strategic funding for private equity investors. She specializes in providing non-dilutive capital to high quality private equity managers, funds and institutional investors as part of their value creation and portfolio management toolkit. 17Capital offers portfolio financing across the entire capital structure, offering a wide range of financing options. Investments are structured to support client objectives, while keeping the interests of GPs and LPs aligned. Founded in 2008, 17Capital operates primarily from London and New York and has completed over 80 investments, deploying over $9 billion since inception. 17Capital has raised $11 billion across six successive funds and mandates. For more information, please visit the 17Capital website at 17capital.com.