Dawn Rinaldi Joins C.P. Eaton

Dawn Rinaldi has joined placement agent C.P. Eaton Partners as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. She previously was CFO of Platinum Grove Asset Management.

C.P. Eaton Partners, LLC, a leading global independent placement agent, is pleased to announce the addition of Dawn Rinaldi as chief operating and chief financial officer. Dawn joined the firm on March 9, 2009, and will assume the role of chief compliance officer later in the second quarter.

“Dawn is a strategic addition to the C.P. Eaton team,” CEO and founder Charlie Eaton said. “Her experience in risk management and industry best practices will be extremely useful during a time when investors are demanding more credibility and transparency from funds. Dawn will coordinate the operations of our four offices as we continue to grow in our core North American, European and Asian regions.”

“I am pleased to join C.P. Eaton’s deep team of experienced placement agents,” Dawn said. “I look forward to extending the company’s lengthy track record as a premiere institutional fundraising resource for private equity, real estate and hedge funds.”

Dawn has more than 20 years experience in financial services. As the chief financial officer at $5.8 billion Platinum Grove Asset Management, she was responsible for institutionalizing its platform and procedures with respect to accounting, valuation and operational matters as well as co-managing credit relationships and related liquidity. Previously, she was part of the initial management team of Five Mile Capital Partners where she served as managing director, controller and chief compliance officer and led the creation of operating, finance, valuation, investor reporting and compliance protocols for what became a $1.3 billion multi-fund advisor during her tenure. Dawn also spent more than 10 years at Greenwich Capital Markets as a vice president and assistant vice president working with risk control, regulatory reporting, accounting and operations. She began her career as a senior accountant at Coopers & Lybrand. Dawn received a bachelor of science in Accounting at Northeastern University and is a CPA accredited in New York.

About C.P. Eaton Partners

Founded in 1983, C.P. Eaton Partners, LLC, is one of the most experienced placement agents in the world, with more than $30 billion in total capital raised. From offices in North America, Europe and Asia, the firm raises institutional capital for investment managers across the full range of alternative strategies. 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. C.P. Eaton is headquartered in Rowayton, Connecticut and has additional offices in La Jolla, California, London, and Shanghai. C.P. Eaton is a registered broker/dealer and FSA approved. To learn more, please visit www.cpeaton.com.