C.P. Eaton Expands Team

Aug 21 2007 | 11:11am ET

Global placement agent C.P. Eaton Partners has added of several professionals to its team. Daniel Vene, Jeffrey Eaton and Thomas Knechtel have joined the firm’s headquarters in Connecticut to help expand its placement business.

Vene joins the real estate group at C.P. Eaton from Allegiance Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm, where he served as a principal. Prior to joining the firm’s p.e. group, Eaton most recently served as a director at Constellation Energy Commodities Group in their natural gas structuring and trading division. Knechtel joins C.P. Eaton’s hedge fund group from Channel Capital Group where he served as a vice president focused on raising institutional capital for the firm’s third party hedge fund mandates.

“We welcome these three outstanding professionals to our firm as we expand capacity across all four asset classes of our business – Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund, and Emerging Markets – and continue to build upon our 23-year history,” said Charlie Bartz, COO of C.P. Eaton Partners.

“The alternative investment landscape has evolved considerably over the past five years and we look forward to the energy and diverse capabilities these individuals will bring to the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in the private placement industry.”

C.P. Eaton was founded in 1983 and is currently in the market with nine funds across various asset classes including core capital assets, urban real estate development, China real estate, India private equity, distressed debt, high-yield CMBS, a structured equity hedge fund, and a hedge fund of funds.

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