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LA placement agent EdgeLine Capital adds new partner to team

Los Angeles-based placement agent EdgeLine Capital Partners has hired Benjamin Shriner as a partner. Previously, Shriner worked at Zelnick Media Capital where he served as head of investor relations.


EdgeLine Capital Partners, a boutique Los Angeles-based third party placement firm, is pleased to announce the expansion of its team with the addition of its newest Partner, Benjamin Shriner.

This latest hire further exemplifies EdgeLine Capital Partners’ commitment and dedication to providing exceptional fundraising services to best-in-class private equity, private real estate, and credit hedge fund firms.

Ben brings over 10 years of experience working in the institutional investment business. Prior to joining EdgeLine Capital Partners, Ben worked closely with leading institutional investors and advisors as Head of Investor Relations for Zelnick Media Capital, a New York City based private equity firm. Ben led a successful fundraise for ZM Capital’s most recent offering with strong support from leading institutional investors. Previously, Ben worked at Credit Suisse as an analyst in their global markets solutions group working with the various capital market teams.

Managing Partner Joe Silver commented, “Ben came to us highly recommended and we are excited to welcome him to our team. He brings the qualities, experience, and attributes we seek in a candidate. Ben has complementary skill sets that will benefit our team as a whole and further enhance our ability to provide high quality advisory and fundraising services to our clients.”

Joe Silver further added, “It is important to continue to invest in human capital and having someone of Ben’s caliber join our team strengthens the EdgeLine brand and our position in the marketplace.”

Ben is a graduate of Skidmore College, where he earned a BA degree in Economics, Management and Business. While at Skidmore, Ben was captain of the men’s varsity soccer team.

EdgeLine Capital Partners is an independently owned placement firm dedicated to raising capital for carefully screened premier investment strategies and partnerships. Our partners have an average individual tenure in the investment business of over twenty years, our team of senior professionals has represented GPs that have successfully secured capital commitments in excess of $75B from a broad set of domestic and international institutional investors, representing multiple alternative investment strategies. EdgeLine Capital is based in Los Angeles with offices in Chicago and Boston, and distribution partners in London and Hong Kong.

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