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Friday, March 02 2018 - 12:52
Eaton Partners Named Placement Agent Of The Year In North America And Asia By Private Equity International
ROWAYTON, Connecticut, Mar. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

Eaton Partners ( ), a leading placement agent 
and advisor to alternative investment firms around the world and a wholly owned 
subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF), has been named "Placement 
Agent of the Year" in both North America and Asia by Private Equity 
International ( ), a leading 
publication dedicated to reporting on the global private equity industry. 

"Our team, together with our partners at Stifel, had a phenomenal year in 2017 
across the globe," said Charlie Eaton, founder of Eaton Partners. "To be 
recognized as the premier placement agent in two of the world's largest and 
most important markets is a phenomenal accomplishment and a testament to the 
hard work we do on behalf of our clients everyday."

This marks the third straight year Eaton Partners has been recognized as 
Placement Agent of the Year in Asia.

"Eaton has been pivotal in getting the fundraises done but what's important to 
highlight is the range and diversity of its investment funds – from early stage 
through buyouts, to country-specific sector specialists, to pan-Asia," 
summarized Private Equity International. Chris Lerner, global partner and head 
of Asia for Eaton Partners, told the publication that 2017 was Eaton's "best 
year in Asia in which the firm focused on a limited number of high conviction 

PEI also noted that Eaton Partners has bulked up its workforce over the past 
year, forming a team dedicated to direct capital raising and hiring two 
additional managing directors among others.  

Winners for the PEI Awards 2017 
( ) were 
based on the votes of thousands of industry professionals, which include 
limited partners in Asia, North America, Europe, and the Middle East as well as 
general partners, lenders, accountants, lawyers and consultants.

About Eaton Partners

Eaton Partners, a Stifel Company, is one of the oldest, largest and most 
experienced fund advisory and capital placement agents in the world, having 
raised more than $85 billion across more than 100 highly differentiated 
alternative investment funds and offerings, including limited partnership 
interests, general partner interests, co-investments and direct investment 
opportunities. Founded in 1983 with over 75 professionals across nine offices 
in North America, Europe and Asia, Eaton advises and raises institutional 
capital for investment managers across a range of alternative strategies – 
private equity, private credit, real assets, real estate and hedge funds/public 
market – in both the primary and secondary market. Partnering with a select 
number of the highest-quality fund managers, Eaton Partners has represented 
some of the most innovative funds of the last three decades. In January 2016, 
Eaton Partners became a wholly owned subsidiary and affiliate of Stifel 
Financial Corp., a leading middle-market investment bank, to further ensure 
Eaton's success at the highest level of the global placement business.

Eaton Partners, LLC, is a Registered Broker-Dealer and a member of FINRA and is 
also registered as an Introducing Broker with the Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission and member of the National Futures Association (NFA). Eaton 
Partners, LLC's subsidiary, Eaton Partners (UK) LLP is authorized and regulated 
by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Eaton Partners, LLC's subsidiary, 
Eaton Partners Advisors (HK) Limited is approved as a Type 1 License company 
under the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong. Eaton Partners 
and the Eaton Partners logo are trademarks of Eaton Partners, LLC, a limited 
liability company (R) Eaton Partners, LLC, 2018. Eaton Partners, LLC is a 
wholly owned subsidiary and affiliate of Stifel Financial Corp.

Stifel Company Information

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a financial services holding company 
headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, 
and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. 
Stifel's broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, 
Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated; Keefe Bruyette & Woods, Inc.; Miller Buckfire 
& Co., LLC; Century Securities Associates, Inc.; and Eaton Partners, LLC, and 
in the United Kingdom and Europe through Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited. The 
Company's broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment 
banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to 
individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and 
municipalities. Stifel Bank & Trust offers a full range of consumer and 
commercial lending solutions. Stifel Trust Company, N.A. and Stifel Trust 
Company Delaware, N.A. offer trust and related services. To learn more about 
Stifel, please visit the Company's web site at

Media Contact for Eaton Partners:

Neil Shapiro 

Dukas Linden Public Relations

SOURCE: Eaton Partners, LLC