Forward Consumer Partners closes first fund at $425M hard cap

“Launched in June 2023 and closed in December 2023, Forward Consumer Partners’ Fund I exceeded its target and closed at its $425 million hard cap, with support from a diverse base of respected global investors. Forward held a single close for Fund I and did not use a placement agent. The firm’s mission is to invest in powerful brands that make beloved products.” – Matt Leeds, Founder & Managing Partner