FocusPoint Private Capital Group, an independent capital raising and advisory firm focused on private capital markets, has added Michael Clurman as a managing director.

Clurman has over 30 years of institutional sales, capital markets, hedge fund and investment banking experience, ranging from founding and helping grow institutional brokerage firms as an institutional equity salesman and sales manager, to capital raising for hedge funds and private equity. Prior to joining FocusPoint, Clurman was a managing director at Jefferies & Co., where he worked closely with investment banking to drive transaction sourcing and origination with family offices and hedge fund founders.

“We are very excited to have Michael join as we add to our distribution platform. Michael has extensive experience in sales and business development and relationships that are unrivaled,” comments David Conrod, chief executive of FocusPoint. “Michael will be a great addition to our firm, given his proven track record in sourcing profitable investment strategies and transactions and successful history raising capital for private funds and direct deals.”