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Growth Capital
for Private Markets

Patrick McCloskey

Member of the Advisory Board

Patrick McCloskey is the Founder and Managing Partner of Aeterna Capital Partners, a family office backed alternative investment firm seeking to make direct investments – both debt and equity – with a focus on the lower middle market.  A twenty plus year veteran within the financial services industry with a particular focus on private financings, Mr. McCloskey has participated in more than 85 transactions – as both principal and agent – representing billions of dollars of capital for public and private companies, across a variety of industries and geographic regions including North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, India and Australia.

Patrick co-managed Lazard's Private Placement Group as a Partner from New York and London where he was jointly responsible for sourcing, structuring and marketing private financings on a global basis.  Throughout his career, Patrick has worked closely with business owners, entrepreneurs, family offices and intermediaries as they seek financing solutions and strategic guidance for their various endeavors.  Patrick has held similar roles at Lehman Brothers and Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette/Credit Suisse.

Patrick is a citizen of both the US and UK and serves on various Boards and Advisory Boards – both corporate and philanthropic. 

He received his undergraduate degree in Finance, cum laude, from Georgetown University and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law.