Emerging Managers

  • Eaton Partners has a well-established historical record of achieving or exceeding targets for first-time institutional funds

  • Over the last fourteen years, Eaton has successfully completed 33 first-time institutional funds with an average target fund size of $600 million

  • Eaton achieved or exceeded the fund targets in 29 of these 33 funds, averaging $600 million in total raised capital (more than 30% above the target amounts on average)


Eaton Partners has differentiated itself as the placement agent that has raised more capital for emerging managers than any of our competitors since inception. We define emerging managers as first-time institutional funds, spinout teams, or established platforms looking to expand their platforms with new product offerings, accelerate growth and enhance their LP base.

Turning Rock Fund I
2019 Special Situations Credit $400M
NovaQuest Equity Fund I
2019 Healthcare Mid-Market Buyout $275M
Brightstar Capital Partners Fund I, LP
2018 Middle Market Buyout $710M
SDC Digital Infrastructure Opportunity Fund I, LP
2018 IT and Communications Infrastructure $400M
Loyal Valley Capital Advantage Fund LP
2018 Value Add Strategy Focused Private Equity Fund $390M
Warren Equity Partners Fund II
2018 Infrastructure Maintenance & Repair Services $310M
Hull Street Energy Partners I, LP
2018 U.S. Middle Market Power $167M
Lake Whillans Fund I
2018 Commercial Litigation Finance $130M
First Infrastructure Capital, LP
2017 Direct Energy Infrastructure Investments $1B
NSSK II (INTL) Investment LP
2017 Japan Lower-Middle Market Buyout $530M
Genbridge Capital Fund I, LP
2017 China Consumer Growth Equity $500M
AE Industrial Partners Fund I, LP
2016 Aerospace & Defense, Specialty Industrial $680M
Solace Capital Special Situations Fund
2016 Lower Middle Market Turnaround & Distressed for Control $576M
Northern Shipping Fund III LP
2016 Secured Maritime Credit $505M
Ridgewood Energy Oil & Gas Fund III, LP
2015 Direct Offshore Upstream Oil & Gas $1.9B
ADV Opportunities Fund I, LP
2015 Pan-Asian Special Situations $545M
CDIB Capital Asia Partners LP
2015 Asia Growth Equity $405M
C-Bridge China Healthcare Fund, LP
2015 China Healthcare $186M
Turnbridge Capital Partners I, LP
2014 Energy Services $400M
Red Kite Mine Finance
2012 Mining and Metals $1.2B
Summit Partners Credit Fund, LP
2012 Credit $520M
Molpus Woodlands Fund III, L.P.
2011 Timberland $840M
Energy Recapitalization and Restructuring Fund, LP
2011 Distressed Energy $703M
Ag Real Value Fund, L.P.
2010 Agriculture $500M
Alterna Core Capital Assets Fund, LP
2010 Core Capital Assets $428M
Halderman Farm Management
2010 Separate Accounts: Agriculture $205M
Trophy Property Development, LP
2008 Chinese Urban Development $1.1B
Alinda Infrastructure Fund I, LP
2007 Global Infrastructure $3B
MacFarlane Urban Real Estate Fund II, LP
2007 Urban Development $1B
Asia Alternatives Capital Partners I, LP
2007 Asian Fund of Funds $515M
Capital Today China Growth Fund, LP
2006 China Private Equity $280M
Tenaska Power Fund, LP
2005 Power Buyout $838M