Mr. Erez Levy is the Deputy CIO of the Fortress Intellectual Property Opportunities Fund II and a Managing Director in Fortress’s Intellectual Property Group, where he focuses on a wide variety of investment opportunities in connection with intellectual property and technology.
Prior to joining Fortress in 2013, Mr. Levy was a co-founder of Koru Ventures, an asset-based lending fund that provided technology companies with capital in the form of patent backed loans. Before Koru Ventures, Mr. Levy served as a Managing Director with TriplePoint Capital, a leading global specialty finance company providing financing solutions to venture capital backed companies throughout their lifespan.
Prior to joining TriplePoint Capital, Mr. Levy served as a senior investment banker in JPMorgan’s technology investment banking group in San Francisco, where he worked with many leading technology, high growth companies, and private equity clients. Mr. Levy was responsible for raising capital and providing advice on mergers and acquisitions to the firm’s clients.
Prior to JPMorgan, Mr. Levy was an investment banker at Hambrecht & Quist, a leading technology and life-sciences investment bank. Mr. Levy was involved with several of the firm’s equity investments in leading technology and high-growth companies.
Mr. Levy received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.