BerchWood Hires Cantor Fitzgerald Alumnus Hastings

Sep 7 2012 | 7:16am ET

BerchWood Partners, a capital raising specialist, has hired Chris Hastings to oversee new client relationships, fundraising mandates and fund distribution.

Hastings, who will join BerchWood’s New York office, comes from Cantor Fitzgerald where he was head of the private capital group, focusing on originating and distributing private equity, venture capital, distressed credit and mezzanine funds. Before that, he was in the private placement group at Credit Suisse, raising capital from large institutional investors in the energy, financial, healthcare, and technology sectors. Prior to that, Hastings spent nine years at Bear Stearns. He started his career in the leveraged finance and private placement groups at Bank of America.

“Chris brings a depth of institutional fundraising experience and a broad network of private equity relationships that will prove invaluable to expanding our capabilities and maximizing the success of each of our client’s fund-raising mandates,” said David Berchenbriter, founder of BerchWood, in a statement. “He will be a major new asset for our firm and our clients.” 


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