Brian Wade has joined Atlantic-Pacific Capital as a partner. Previously, Wade was a Managing Director in Credit Suisse Asset Management’s institutional distribution group. Before Credit Suisse, he was the Director of Investor Relations at JLL Partners, a middle-market private equity firm.
Atlantic-Pacific Capital, the largest independently owned global placement agent and advisory firm, announced today the addition of Brian Wade as Partner. Mr. Wade will continue to work closely with institutional investors in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States, including public and corporate pension plans, endowments, foundations, financial institutions, fund-of-funds and family offices.
Mr. Wade has over 15 years of experience in limited partner, general partner and third-party distribution roles during his alternative investment career. Prior to joining Atlantic-Pacific, Brian was a Managing Director in Credit Suisse Asset Management’s institutional distribution group. Before Credit Suisse, he was the Director of Investor Relations at JLL Partners, a middle-market private equity firm. Previously, Mr. Wade worked at the Virginia Retirement System, where he was the Director of Private Equity after beginning his alternative investment career at the New York State Common Retirement Fund. Mr. Wade earned a Bachelor of Science from Union College and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
“I am excited to join Atlantic-Pacific’s global independent platform and to contribute to its established and focused execution-oriented model. I have been particularly impressed with the firm’s track record, quality of mandates, and tenacity demonstrated by the Partner team since the global financial crises,” commented Mr. Wade.
Mark Bourgeois, CEO and President, said, “I have worked with Brian in various capacities for over 13 years and believe that his prior experience as a limited partner and an investor relations professional complements our current strengths and will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”
About Atlantic-Pacific Capital www.apcap.com
Atlantic-Pacific Capital is the largest independently owned global placement agent and advisory firm dedicated to raising capital for alternative investments. Since 1995, the firm has executed over 70 capital raising assignments aggregating over $50 billion for an extraordinary group of alternative asset managers. Typical mandates include private equity, real estate and infrastructure fund placements, as well as secondary advisory assignments and direct private placements. With experienced professionals located in New York, Greenwich, Chicago, San Francisco, London and Hong Kong, Atlantic-Pacific maintains a global network of trusted relationships with influential institutional and high-net-worth investors.