Atlantic-Pacific Capital hires two as principal

Atlantic-Pacific Capital Inc, a placement and advisory firm, has named Kevin Imhoff and Jeff Hypes as principals. Imhoff will join the New York office while Hypes will join the Chicago office. Previously, Imhoff worked at Eaton Partners where he served as a director responsible for sourcing and securing primary and secondary capital commitments from institutional investors. And, Hypes is a former vice president in Lazard’s private capital advisory group.

Correction: An earlier headline of this news item misstated the job appointments as promotions; also the report incorrectly stated the cities where both Imhoff and Hypes will be based. Both the headline and news item have been since changed to reflect these corrections. 


NEW YORK – January 3, 2017 – Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Inc. (“APC”), one of the largest independently owned global placement and advisory firms focused on alternative investments, announced today the addition of two experienced institutional sales professionals to its team. Kevin Imhoff and Jeff Hypes have joined as Principals in the firm’s New York and Chicago offices, respectively.

“Our platform covers over 5,000 institutional limited partners across the private equity, real estate, real assets, and private credit asset classes, most of which continue to expand allocations to alternatives,” said John Chase, Partner at Atlantic-Pacific Capital. “The addition of Kevin and Jeff reflects our commitment to key U.S. regions in order to continue providing best-in-class fundraising execution.”

Building on the firm’s existing resources in these markets, Mr. Imhoff will be responsible for covering the Midwest region, while Mr. Hypes will cover the West Coast/Southwest regions. Messrs. Imhoff and Hypes join a team of more than 30 people located in offices around the world, including New York, Greenwich (CT), Chicago, San Francisco, San Clemente, Atlanta, London and Hong Kong.

With more than a dozen years of experience in private equity, Mr. Imhoff rejoins Atlantic-Pacific Capital from Eaton Partners, where he was a Director responsible for sourcing and securing primary and secondary capital commitments from institutional investors. Previously, Mr. Imhoff was an Associate in the Consumer Retail Group of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, and prior to that, spent five years at DuPont Capital Management performing due diligence on buyout and venture capital co-investments, secondaries and fund investments. Mr. Imhoff received an M.B.A. from Cornell University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.

“I worked with the team at Atlantic-Pacific for three years and was always impressed with its professionalism and collaborative approach,” said Mr. Imhoff. “I’m very pleased to become an official part of this great organization.”

Mr. Hypes has 12 years of experience in the industry, most recently serving as a Vice President in Lazard’s Private Capital Advisory group, where he worked for nine years. In that role, he led fund placements across North America, with a particular focus on the Western U.S. and Canada. Prior to that, he covered high-net-worth, institutional, consultant and large separate account clients at Aurora Investment Management, a hedge fund-of-funds platform, for three years. Mr. Hypes earned a B.A. in Economics from Denison University.

“Atlantic-Pacific has an excellent reputation and its partnership model is widely admired,” said Mr. Hypes. “All of the partners take collective responsibility for the firm’s mandates, ensuring complete alignment internally as well as with LPs and GPs.”

About Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Inc.
Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Member FINRA and SIPC, is one of the largest privately-owned global placement and advisory firms dedicated to raising capital for alternative investments. Since its founding in 1995, the firm has executed more than 80 capital raising assignments aggregating over $60 billion for an extraordinary group of alternative asset managers. Typical mandates include private equity, real estate, real assets, natural resources, and infrastructure fund placements. Atlantic-Pacific uniquely provides global marketing distribution and project management execution using a focused and customized approach. With experienced professionals located in New York, Greenwich (CT), Chicago, San Francisco, San Clemente, Atlanta, London and Hong Kong, Atlantic-Pacific maintains a global network of trusted relationships with influential institutional investors.