Hycroft adds MD to focus on West Coast

The specialty investment bank based in New York has hired former LP Capital Advisors director Tom Bratkovich to lead its San Francisco office.

Hycroft has hired Tom Bratkovich as a managing director to lead its San Francisco office and to manage the West Coast of the United States and select Asia-Pacific markets, according to a statement.

Bratkovich joined Hycroft this month and will lead the firm’s limited partner advisory and transactional practices. He will focus on the distribution of primary and secondary offerings.

Tom Bratkovich
Tom Bratkovich

Bratkovich has spent the last six years as a director at LP Capital Advisors in Sacramento. He worked with large pension plans, family offices, sovereign wealth funds and funds of funds, conducting due diligence and reviewing general partner investment opportunities, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Previously, Bratkovich was chief financial officer at St. Hope foundation and vice-president of operations and investments at family office NS Holdings.

Earlier this month, Hycroft hired Terry Wetterman, former Paul Capital director of investor relations. Wetterman is a director at Hycroft and focuses on performing due diligence, managing fundraising mandates and advising clients on capital-raising.

New York-based Hycroft is a specialty investment bank focused on investors in the alternatives market. The firm devises strategies for general partners and limited partners’ capital raising and secondaries activities.

Hycroft was founded in February by Scott Myers, founding member of secondaries broker and advisory firm Cogent Partners. Myers brought on managing directors Loren Boston, Neil Banta and Patrick Shattenkirk.