ROWAYTON, Conn., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Partners, one of the largest global placement agents, was named "Placement Agent of the Year in Asia" by Private Equity International, a leading publication dedicated to reporting on the global private equity industry. Winners for the PEI Awards 2015 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.
"We are thrilled to be recognized for our efforts in helping clients efficiently and effectively raise capital throughout Asia. As many of our peers are aware, we have developed deep relationships with institutional investors across major markets, and we look forward to continue expanding our relationships to new frontiers," said Charlie Eaton, founder of Eaton Partners.
Within the Asia categories, other winners include Baring Private Equity Asia ("Large-cap firm of the year"), Navis Capital Partners ("Mid-market firm of the year"), Government of Singapore Investment Council ("Limited partner of the year"), Temasek ("Co-investor of the year"), and HKBN ("Exit of the year").
"Last year was not an easy one for Asia fundraisings and Eaton Partners had to beat tough competition from its peers to jump from third place to the 2015 top spot," noted Private Equity International. "In total, the firm guided five Asia managers to close fundraisings totaling an impressive $3.2 billion."
Eaton Partners was also the runner-up in the "Placement Agent of the Year in North America" category, an honor that it has won in the 2012 Private Equity International Awards.
About Eaton Partners, LLC
Founded in 1983, Eaton Partners is one of the largest and most experienced fund placement firm in the world, having raised more than $68 billion across 90 highly differentiated funds. With over 60 professionals across offices in North America, Europe and Asia, the firm raises institutional capital for investment managers across a full range of alternative strategies – private equity, real assets, real estate and hedge funds/public market strategies. Eaton Partners is currently in the market with funds whose strategies include: private equity, sector-specific and general buyout, real estate, energy, agriculture, growth equity, opportunistic credit/special situations/distressed, event driven, long/short equity, midstream and MLPs, and emerging markets equity. 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. With extensive institutional relationships, deep sector knowledge, and fresh insights, Eaton Partners is dedicated to every client's success.
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 (UK) LLP is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 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 ® Eaton Partners, LLC, 2016. To learn more, please visit www.eatonpartnersllc.com.
In January 2016, Eaton Partners became a wholly owned subsidiary and affiliate of Stifel Financial Corporation, a leading middle-market investment bank, to further ensure Eaton's success at the highest level of the global placement business.
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