NEW YORK — iCapital,1 the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, is proud to announce its support for Lexi Thompson, professional golfer and iCapital brand ambassador, who is the 7th woman in history invited to play a PGA TOUR event. The 11-time LPGA Tour winner has accepted a sponsor invite to make her PGA TOUR debut at the Shriners Children’s Open in Las Vegas this week.
Ms. Thompson kicked off her competitive golf career by qualifying as the youngest golfer ever to play in the U.S. Women’s Open. She was also the youngest to win a tournament on the LPGA Tour. Ms. Thompson, who became a brand ambassador for iCapital in 2022, will participate in the tournament’s first round on Thursday, October 12 at TPC Summerlin, competing for the prize purse in a 132-player field.
“The iCapital team is enormously proud that Lexi has been invited to compete in the tournament,” said Lawrence Calcano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iCapital. “It’s truly an exceptional achievement and we wish Lexi good luck this weekend.”
“I’m thrilled to join the prestigious Shriners Children’s Open,” said Lexi Thompson. “I hope that my ability to play with the men this week at the Shriners Children’s Open is a powerful example for young women everywhere to persevere, believe in their potential, and redefine what’s possible. I thank the entire team at iCapital for their continued support.”
Founded in 2013, iCapital is the leading global fintech company powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. iCapital has transformed how the wealth management, banking, and asset management industries facilitate access to private markets investments for their high-net-worth clients by providing intuitive, end-to-end technology and service solutions; education tools and resources; and robust diligence, compliance, and portfolio analytics capabilities. iCapital’s solutions enable organizations to streamline and scale their operational infrastructure for alternative investments and to provide access to direct investments and feeder funds at lower minimums through simplified digital workflows.
iCapital-managed platforms offer wealth advisors and their high-net-worth clients access to an extensive menu of private investments, including equity, credit, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds, structured investments, annuities, and risk-managed solutions. iCapital has been recognized on the Forbes Fintech 50 list each year from 2018 to 2022, the Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers in 2021, 2022, and 2023, and MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards as Solutions Provider of the Year in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
As of August 31, 2023, iCapital services over $166 billion in global client assets, of which about $28 billion are from international investors (non-US Domestic) across more than 1,300 funds. Employing more than 1,200 people globally, iCapital is headquartered in NYC and has offices worldwide, including in Zurich, London, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Toronto.
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