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FirstPoint Equity adds to alternative asset fundraising team

FirstPoint Equity, a global private funds placement group and advisory firm, has appointed veteran LP Craig Lewis as Managing Director.

Lewis will be responsible for client advisory and business development within Real Assets including Agriculture, Energy and Power, Natural Resources and Real Estate.
 
As Director of Private Markets and Real Assets at Alfred I duPont Testamentary Trust for over nine years, Craig was responsible for developing, sourcing and executing investment strategies for the Trust’s $900 million Real Assets portfolio and brings a wealth of sector knowledge in private markets. Prior to duPont Trust, Craig served as Investment Manager within the private markets group at Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
 
“We are delighted with Craig’s appointment which will further strengthen our origination and diligence functions as we continue to partner with best in class GPs. Craig offers unique insights from his significant investment experience that will benefit our clients’ fundraising objectives,” says Julian Pearson, Co-Founding Partner of FirstPoint Equity.
 
“I am excited to join the FirstPoint team. The firm’s reputation, experience and bespoke approach offers a highly effective fundraising service for their GPs. I look forward to working closely with FirstPoint’s clients, many of which I have backed as an LP previously, and to build on the firm’s considerable success to date” says Lewis. 

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