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Rich DeMartini

Partner

Rich DeMartini is a partner and member of the Investment Committee. He is also the head of Crestview’s financial services strategy.

Bio

Rich DeMartini joined Crestview as a partner in 2005 and is a member of the Investment Committee. He is also the head of Crestview’s financial services strategy. Prior to Crestview, Rich served as president of the Bank of America Asset Management Group from March 2001 until December 2004. At Bank of America, Rich was responsible for all wealth and asset management activities and oversaw approximately $400 billion in assets under management. He was also a member of Bank of America’s operating committee. Prior to Bank of America, Rich retired from Morgan Stanley where he served as chairman and CEO of the international private client group. His 26-year career at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter included roles as president of individual asset management and co-president of Dean Witter & Company, Inc. and chairman of Discover Card. He was also a member of the Morgan Stanley management committee. Rich is currently a director of Capital Bank Financial, Arxis Capital Group, Fidelis Insurance Holdings and Victory Capital Management. He also currently serves as a director of Partners Capital, the National Horse Show, the United States Equestrian Team Foundation and is a trustee and president of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Rich has served as chairman of the board of the NASDAQ Stock Market and vice chairman of the board of directors of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. Rich received a B.A. from San Diego State University, which he attended on a tennis scholarship.

Investments

Arxis Capital Group

Financial Services

Current Portfolio

Arxis is an electronic trading firm specializing in the automated market-making of global securities. Its goal is to develop and utilize technological innovations that intelligently analyze data in order to deliver liquidity across asset classes.

Capital Bank Financial

Financial Services

Current Portfolio

Capital Bank Financial is a bank holding company that was established by Crestview and management in 2009. As of June 30, 2017, it has acquired eight banks and has $10.1 billion in assets with 188 branches throughout the southeast.

FBR & Co.

Financial Services

Realized

FBR provides investment banking, merger and acquisition advisory, institutional brokerage and research services. It focuses on the consumer, energy & natural resources, financial institutions, healthcare, industrials, insurance, real estate and TMT sectors.

Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited

Financial Services

Current Portfolio

Fidelis is a start-up specialty insurance and reinsurance provider. Fidelis tactically shifts capital between insurance and investments based on market dynamics, employing an innovative approach to optimize long-term returns.

Lancashire Holdings

Financial Services

Realized

Lancashire is a global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance, focusing on short-tail risks in property, energy, marine, aviation and Lloyd’s. The company was established in 2005.

Martin Currie

Financial Services

Realized

Martin Currie is a specialist active equity manager. It manages assets for financial institutions, charities, foundations, pensions, trusts, banking and insurance companies, family offices and offshore funds. It was acquired by Legg Mason in October 2014.

Munder Capital Management

Financial Services

Realized

Munder is an investment advisory firm offering actively managed investment products to institutional and retail clients. It offers a broad array of equity, fixed income and balanced investment disciplines and was acquired by Victory Capital in October 2014.

PartnerRe

Financial Services

Realized

PartnerRe is a global multi-line reinsurer specializing in property and casualty, life and health and alternative risk products. Crestview initially invested in Paris Re (formerly AXA Re) in 2006, which subsequently merged with PartnerRe in 2009.

Victory Capital

Financial Services

Current Portfolio

Victory Capital is an investment management firm with over $50 billion of actively managed equity and fixed-income assets under management. The company offers actively managed investment products to a balanced mix of institutional and retail clients.

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