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Christian Sampson and David Sher Join Fort Point Capital as Associates

July 23, 2019

Fort Point Capital, LLC (“Fort Point Capital”), a Boston-based private equity firm, announced today that Christian Sampson and David Sher have joined the firm as Associates.

Mr. Sampson joins Fort Point Capital from Shields & Company, a middle market investment bank, where Christian focused on niche manufacturing and services companies. Christian holds a BA in Economics from Bates College. At Fort Point Capital, Christian will be focused on deal sourcing, evaluation and execution of new investments, and portfolio company support.

Mr. Sher joins Fort Point Capital from CIT Group, a middle market lender, where he focused on financing leveraged buyouts of healthcare services companies. David holds a BA in History from Dartmouth College. At Fort Point Capital, David will be focused on deal sourcing, evaluation and execution of new investments, and portfolio company support.

"I have had the good fortune to interact with the Fort Point team and witness their differentiated approach to the market and view assisting in the process as a great opportunity," said Christian. "I’m excited to be part of the Fort Point team and look forward to contributing to the growth of their companies and overall portfolio," said David. "We’re pleased to have Christian and David join our growing firm," adds Fort Point Capital Partner, Brooke Ablon. "Both Associates bring industry knowledge and direct experience working with companies in our size and stage of growth."

Fort Point Capital Partner, Paul Lipson commented on the new hires, "Christian and David bolster Fort Point Capital’s critical capabilities of executing new opportunities and adding value to the portfolio. We pride ourselves on having a collaborative and collegial culture focused on establishing relationships with business owners and executives to identify and build world-class services companies. We are excited to add them to our team and efforts."

About Fort Point Capital

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Fort Point Capital is a private equity firm that invests in lower middle market, service-oriented companies in partnership with strong management teams. Please contact Fort Point at (617) 303-2121 or visit www.fortpointcapital.com