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March 23, 2015


The Silverfern Group Names Joe Haslip Head of Capital Strategies and Investor Relations

NEW YORK, March 20, 2015 (PRNewswire) — The Silverfern Group, a leader in active global co-investment, today announced that Joe Haslip has joined Silverfern as a Managing Director and Head of Capital Strategies and Investor Relations, as Silverfern accesses the institutional funds market for the first time in 2015.

Based in New York, Joe brings over 20 years of Asset Management and Institutional Public Pension/Government experience to the Silverfern team, with both limited partner and general partner experience over his career.

Prior to Silverfern, Joe was the Managing Director for Public Plan Relations at Blue Harbour Group, before which he was the Assistant Comptroller for Pensions of New York City. In this role, Joe sat as the Comptroller's Designated Trustee Representative on four of the City's five pension boards with an aggregate $114 billion in assets. In addition, Joe was charged with working with staff and the trustee boards in developing and implementing a $7 billion investment program for smaller/minority & women investment firms across public and private markets. Joe is Chairman of The National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC).

Silverfern Co-Managing Partner Reeta Kapani Holmes said: "We are very pleased to welcome Joe to the Silverfern team. His deep relationships in the U.S. pension fund industry, combined with his career experience and focus on private markets investing, will prove invaluable as Silverfern expands its institutional investor base in 2015 and beyond."

About Silverfern
Silverfern is a leader in active global co-investment. Founded in 2001, we are the largest and most successful family office investment club in the world. We invest on behalf of more than 60 of the world's largest and most sophisticated multi-billion-dollar single family offices and we have a global exclusive partnership with the Citibank Private Bank. Silverfern has a unique, conflict-free, active co-investment strategy, making only direct investments in private equity and real estate transactions in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and operating out of four global offices. Our strategy involves actively originating, selecting, and managing our co-investments, utilizing the firm's network of deep resources.

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