Hycroft Hires Two to Fundraising Team

Sep 9 2015 | 2:12pm ET

Hycroft, a specialty investment bank focused exclusively on the alternative investments market, announced that two new members have joined its New York office. 

Neil Horn and Daniel Neczypor will provide additional depth to Hycroft's private fund capabilities, and both will be involved in originating, managing and distributing the Firm's fund raising mandates.

Horn brings to Hycroft more than 17 years of investment banking and private capital raising experience.

"Neil Horn brings to Hycroft a considerable amount of corporate finance experience and an impressive track record of raising capital from institutional limited partners," said Terry Wetterman Jr., Managing Director of Hycroft. "He has worked for world class institutions such as Merrill Lynch and First Reserve. Several members of the Hycroft team have worked with Neil for many years and we could not be more pleased to announce that he has joined the Firm."

Prior to joining Hycroft, Horn was the Investor Relations Manager at First Reserve where he was responsible for investor relations, fund raising and co-investment activities. Previously, he served as Partner at Mercury Capital Advisors where he was responsible for the origination and execution of private equity fund raisings. Prior, he was a Director in the Merrill Lynch Private Equity Funds Group. He first joined Merrill Lynch in 2000 with the Financial Institutions Group in Investment Banking. Mr. Horn began his career in the Leveraged Finance & High Yield Origination Group at Barclays Capital.

Horn earned a B.S. in Finance, magna cum laude, from the University of Connecticut.

Neczypor brings to Hycroft more than seven years of investment banking and private capital raising experience.

"Dan is an outstanding young professional in the private capital advisory space," said Scott Myers, CEO and Chairman of Hycroft. "He has worked with smaller, more specialized managers as well as some of the largest fund management complexes globally, and we feel fortunate that he has joined our team of professionals at Hycroft."

Prior to Hycroft, Neczypor was a Vice President at Mercury Capital Advisors where he was responsible for private equity distribution throughout the Northeastern and Midwestern United States. Previously, he was an Associate at Silver Lake where he was a member of the investor relations team. Prior, he was an Analyst in the Jefferies Fund Placement Group and Credit Suisse Private Funds Group.

Neczypor earned a B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University .

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