John LeonePartner at Fairview Capital Group
John has over 20 years of diverse private equity experience covering developed and emerging markets and working on limited partner matters and private equity investments. John brings an important perspective to Fairview’s clients because he has successfully implemented several GP-led solutions in his capacity as a general partner of a private equity fund. Prior to forming Fairview, John founded ForeVest Capital Partners, a PE fund manager, that invests in direct private equity transactions primarily in emerging markets.
Prior to forming ForeVest, John was a Managing Director of PineBridge Investments, which he joined in 2004. John formerly served as the General Counsel of PineBridge’s Emerging Market Private Equity (ex-Asia) operations. John began his career as an attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP where he advised private equity clients on leveraged buyouts, growth equity and venture capital investments, and fund formations. John earned a Juris Doctor, with High Honors, from The George Washington University Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from the State University of New York at Binghamton