Alex Edwards Joinss C.P. Eaton

Alex Edwards has joined the Shanghai office of placement agent C.P. Eaton Partners, as a vice president leading expansion into Australia, New Zealand and South Asia. He previously was with Franklin Templeton Investments in Hong Kong and London.



C.P. Eaton Partners, LLC, a leading global independent placement agent, is pleased to announce that Alex Edwards has joined its Shanghai office as a Vice President to lead the company’s development in Australia, New Zealand and South Asia


Alex brings 14 years of international experience in the financial services industry, 10 years of which is in Asia Pacific. Alex’s experience spans multiple sectors of the industry in strategic leadership positions across cultures and jurisdictions.


“I welcome Alex to the Eaton team to continue our efforts to attract the highest quality investment managers and expand our reach to limited partners worldwide,” Shanghai-based managing director Ed Greene said, “We look forward to tapping into his expertise as we expand our presence in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in his native Australia.”


Prior to joining C.P. Eaton Partners, Alex was with Franklin Templeton Investments based in Hong Kong and London. Prior to this, he was a Vice President at Credit Suisse First Boston based in London, Zurich, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and New York. Alex began his career with MLC in Sydney.


Alex has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Economics and Psychology from the University of Sydney where he was a resident of St. Paul’s College. He was awarded a scholarship to attend the Advanced Management Programme at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.




About C.P. Eaton


Founded in 1983, C.P. Eaton Partners, LLC, is one of the oldest and most experienced placement agents in the world, having raised more than $31 billion across 55 funds. From offices in North America, Europe and Asia, the firm raises institutional capital for investment managers across a full range of alternative strategies – real estate, real assets, private equity and hedge funds. C.P. Eaton is currently in the market with ten funds whose strategies include: renewable energy, real estate, infrastructure, agriculture, buyout, structured equity and fund-of-funds. Partnering with a select number of the highest-quality fund managers, C.P. Eaton has worked with some of the most innovative funds of the last two decades. With extensive institutional relationships, deep sector knowledge, fresh insights and a partner-driven approach, C.P. Eaton is dedicated to every client’s success. To learn more, please visit