LP Capital Advisors, a private equity advisory firm has hired Christopher Farrington as a director in the firm’s Boston office. Farrington joins the firm with more than 20 years of Wall Street and private equity experience, including working on the domestic private equity portfolio at MetLife Investments and Centinela Capital Partners, an emerging manager-focused shop.
LP Capital Advisors, LLC (“LPCA”) announced today that Christopher T. Farrington, a seasoned private equity executive, has joined the Firm as a Director in the Boston, Massachusetts office.
Mr. Farrington brings over 20 years of Wall St. and private equity experience including directing the Domestic Private Equity Program at MetLife Investments and leading the investment efforts at emerging manager specialist Centinela Capital Partners. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and Masters of Finance from Columbia University.
“Having Chris join our Firm brings our East Coast practice the leadership needed for our growing team and enhances the excellent service level that our clients are accustomed to,” said Donn Cox, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, “we have known Chris as a valued member of the LP community for over 10 years and are truly excited to have him as part of our leadership team.”
“I am very excited to be joining LP Capital Advisors and collaborating with my new colleagues to enhance the firm’s resources and capabilities for our clients”, said Mr. Farrington. “I have a tremendous respect for Donn and the entire team for building an outstanding firm committed to delivering the highest quality solutions to its clients while maintaining an ethical reputation of the highest regard.”
Mr. Cox indicated that Mr. Farrington will focus his efforts on managing the Firm’s East Coast client-service and advisory activities as well as its European research activities on behalf of LPCA’s clients.
About LP Capital Advisors: LP Capital Advisors, LLC (www.lpcapitaladvisors.com), formed in 2004, is an independent provider of high quality and cost effective professional services to institutions investing in the alternative asset class. Our professionals work directly with institutional investors, enabling us to respond quickly to their time-sensitive needs through verbal communication, information sharing, and tailored reporting. Our deep private equity experience, coupled with our in-depth knowledge of alternative investments, provides LPCA with a clear understanding of the issues and opportunities facing institutions investing in alternative assets.