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GoldPoint Partners Appoints Scott Higbee as Senior Managing Principal, Head of Business Development

24 September 2015

NEW YORK, September 24, 2015 – GoldPoint Partners, a leading private equity manager based in New York and a private equity affiliate of New York Life Investments, announced today that Scott Higbee, 42, has joined the firm as a senior managing principal and head of business development.

Bringing over 14 years of private equity experience to GoldPoint, Mr. Higbee will play a key role in the firm’s business development efforts in addition to focusing on deal sourcing, product development and investor relations. He will serve as a member of GoldPoint’s investment committees as well.

 “We are thrilled to welcome an extremely seasoned private equity professional like Scott Higbee to GoldPoint Partners,” said John Schumacher, GoldPoint’s chairman.

 “Scott’s wealth of experience in alternatives will allow us to enhance relationships with investors, expand business development efforts and ensure that our product offerings meet investor needs. Scott is a strategic addition to our talented team,” added Thomas Haubenstricker, GoldPoint’s chief executive officer.

 Mr. Higbee joins GoldPoint from Partners Group, where he served as head of the New York office from 2006 to 2014 with responsibilities in investment origination and client relations throughout the Americas. In this role, he led business development and client relationship activities, participated in private market product development and was actively involved in the firm’s investment activities.

Prior to Partners Group, Mr. Higbee worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a senior associate in the firm’s capital markets practice in New York, where he served several broker-dealer and private equity clients.

Mr. Higbee holds a Master of Business Administration from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Brigham Young University.

 

About GoldPoint Partners

GoldPoint Partners currently manages $10.2 billion of private equity assets, comprised of equity co-investments, mezzanine investments and limited partnership investments in private equity funds sponsored by GoldPoint’s Core Partners. GoldPoint manages these assets on behalf of pension funds, financial institutions and high net worth investors around the world, as well as for New York Life Insurance Company.  For more information, please visit www.goldpointpartners.com.

 

Media Contacts:

 Jacqueline Meere

New York Life Investment Management

+1.646.468.0020

jacqueline_meere@newyorklife.com

  

Kevin Maher

New York Life Investment Management

+1.212.576.6955

kevin_b_maher@newyorklife.com

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