Eaton Partners, one of the largest placement agents and advisory firms and a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is pleased to announce it assisted First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, LLC (First Infrastructure) in securing $1 billion of capital commitments for infrastructure investments focused on the energy, utility, and communications sectors. An additional $2 billion of capacity is also available to invest on a non-discretionary basis alongside investments made with its available capital.
“First Infrastructure’s highly differentiated strategy, the experience of the First Infrastructure team and Quanta’s reputation attracted a diverse and sophisticated set of limited partners interested in both the yield and capital appreciation that comes with greenfield and brownfield infrastructure investing,” said Jeffrey J. Eaton, Partner at Eaton Partners.
First Infrastructure is a separately operated, wholly owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (Quanta), a leading provider of integrated infrastructure solutions for the electric power, oil & gas, and communications industries. First Infrastructure will invest in projects, leveraging Quanta’s scope and scale, reputation and experience to access investment opportunities that arise through Quanta’s internal network of businesses as well as the company’s collective expertise to provide accelerated capital solutions for greenfield and brownfield infrastructure projects.
About Eaton Partners, LLC
With over 70 professionals across eight (8) 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 $75 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. 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.
About First Infrastructure Capital Advisors
First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, LLC sources, develops, structures, and independently manages investments in infrastructure projects and companies in the energy, utility, renewable and communications sectors. With at least $3 billion of capital available for investment, First Infrastructure is an SEC-registered investment adviser, wholly owned by Quanta Services, Inc. By aligning Quanta Services’ broad operational and technical resources with available capital and First Infrastructure’s expertise in infrastructure investments, First Infrastructure intends to partner with project sponsors, Quanta customers, and other stakeholders to facilitate infrastructure development. More information is available at http://www.firstinfrastructurecapital.com.
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 www.stifel.com.