Debevoise Advises Eaton Partners in its Sale to Stifel Financial

9 November 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Eaton Partners, LLC, one of the largest independent, partner-owned global fund placement and advisory firms, in its sale to Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF).

Founded in 1983, Eaton Partners is one of the largest and most experienced fund placement and advisory firms in the world, having raised more than $68 billion across 90 highly differentiated funds. With over 60 professionals across offices in North America, Europe and Asia, the firm raises institutional capital for investment managers across a full range of alternative strategies – private equity, real assets, real estate and hedge funds/public market strategies.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Gregory V. Gooding and includes partners Jonathan F. Lewis and Vadim Mahmoudov, and associates Andrew G. Jamieson and Ashwin D. Phadnis.

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