Rothschild Joins D.C.-Based Monument Capital Group LLC

MCG Opens London Office

Jul 13, 2010, 12:07 ET from Monument Capital Group LLC

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- James Rothschild has been appointed Vice President and Partner of the Washington DC based private investment and advisory firm, Monument Capital Group LLC (

Monument Capital Group LLC also announced the opening of its office in central London.  The London base will allow the group to focus on expanding its European activities.  The London office will complement existing operations in New Delhi, India and Istanbul, Turkey.  Mr. Rothschild will operate between London and Washington, DC.

"Monument Capital Group offers an exciting opportunity.  I feel privileged to work alongside such experienced and respected individuals," Mr. Rothschild said.

Mr. Rothschild continued, "I believe that Monument is well placed to benefit from investment in this niche. I am confident that the team has the expertise and experience necessary to establish Monument as a key player in the homeland security and defense space."

Mr. Rothschild began his career at NM Rothschild and Sons in London, working in both the risk management and private banking divisions. He later spent time at JNR UK, a boutique investment bank specializing in emerging markets. Subsequently, Mr. Rothschild joined Hargreave-Hale, a London-based fund manager.

Monument Capital Group LLC focuses its investments and advisory expertise on the homeland security and defense sector.  MCG was cofounded by Douglas B. Baker, a former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush and Robert J. Dunn, a former Principal and investor with the Carlyle Group, where he was a member of the buyout team.  

"We are pleased James has decided to join our team and we look forward to the added value he will bring to Monument Capital Group LLC.  James's long term vision, understanding of creating value through hard work, hands-on approach and attention to detail fit seamlessly within our investing strategy," Mr. Dunn said.

"James background and extensive European experience will significantly broaden our reach in the UK and the continent. He will work with the investment, advisory and portfolio management teams, identifying and assessing investment opportunities and raising awareness internationally of the company and market," Mr. Baker said.

MCG benefits from the support of a hands-on Advisory Board with extensive domestic and international experience.  The Board includes: Former Secretary of State and former Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III, the Chairman Emeritus of the Carlyle Group and former Secretary of Defense, Frank C. Carlucci, Mustafa Koc, Chairman of Koc Holdings, Turkey's largest conglomerate and Thomas F. McLarty III, former White House Chief of Staff.

Contact: Douglas Baker - 202.661.7650

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