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Placement agent Eaton opens its first New York City office

Placement agent Eaton Partners, a subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp, has opened its first office in New York City, which will make it Eaton’s ninth global office. Steve Eaton, a partner at Eaton, will lead and manage the new office.


ROWAYTON, Conn., Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eaton Partners, a leading placement agent and advisor to alternative investment firms around the world and a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF), announced today the opening of its ninth global office location. The new office will be located at 787 Seventh Avenue in New York City, alongside Stifel’s existing office space. This is the third new office Eaton Partners has opened since becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stifel in January 2016.

“We are excited for the opportunity to further service our New York-based clients, and this is a natural extension of our footprint as a leading, global placement agent.” said Peter T. Martenson, Partner at Eaton Partners. “The support we have experienced through our affiliation with Stifel has facilitated our continued expansion and allowed us to offer enhanced services to a broader base of clients.”

The New York City office will be led and managed by Steve Eaton, a Partner with Eaton Partners. Mr. Eaton has 16 years of experience in the financial services industry, working in both the buy-side and the sell-side of the market, and focuses on the distribution of the firm’s private equity, real estate and real assets offerings. He will be joined by Michael Pilson, Managing Director; Scott Froehlich, Head of Hedge Fund Origination; and Robin Tyrangiel, Senior Vice President.

Eaton Partners has offices in Rowayton, Hong Kong, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, Houston, San Diego and London.

About Eaton Partners, LLC
With over 70 professionals across nine offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, Eaton Partners is widely recognized as one of the largest and most experienced global placement agents. Since 1983, the firm has participated in raising over $80 billion of institutional capital across more than 100 highly differentiated alternative investment funds and offerings, including limited partnership interests, general partner interests, co-investments and direct investment opportunities. The firm raises institutional capital for investment managers across a full range of alternative strategies: private equity, private credit, real assets, real estate, and hedge funds/public market strategies. In January 2016, Eaton Partners became a wholly owned subsidiary and affiliate of Stifel Financial Corp., a leading middle-market investment bank, to further ensure Eaton’s success at the highest level of the global placement business.

Eaton Partners, LLC, is a registered broker-dealer and a member of FINRA. It is registered as an Introducing Broker with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA). Eaton Partners (UK) LLP is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Eaton Partners Advisors (HK) Limited is approved as a Type 1 License company under the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong. Eaton Partners and the Eaton partners logo are trademarks of Eaton Partners, LLC, a limited liability company ® Eaton Partners, LLC, 2017. Eaton Partners, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary and affiliate of Stifel Financial Corp.

Stifel Company Information
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel’s broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated; Keefe Bruyette & Woods, Inc.; Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC; Century Securities Associates, Inc.; and Eaton Partners, LLC, and in the United Kingdom and Europe through Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited. The Company’s broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities. Stifel Bank & Trust offers a full range of consumer and commercial lending solutions. Stifel Trust Company, N.A. and Stifel Trust Company Delaware, N.A. offer trust and related services. To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company’s web site at