Placement agent CP Eaton has appointed Dave Love to run its business activities in Asia. He replaces Ed Greene who left earlier this year.

Reporting to him in Eaton's Shanghai office will be Jingjing Bai, newly promoted to senior vice-president, and Kah-Yi Chung, vice-president, who has expanded her responsibilities for distribution to Singapore, Korea and Taiwan.

Love has been at CP Eaton for the past 10 years. He has also served as president of Kenmar Institutional Investment Management, and as president of Marathon Asset Management. In his younger days, Love was a competitive triathlete who completed 20 full Ironman triathlons.

CP Eaton was founded in 1983. Via placements, it raises institutional capital for alternative investment managers. It has raised $31 billion in capital across 54 funds. 

The firm currently operates 11 funds across various asset classes, including agricultural real estate, distressed corporate debt, renewable energy, middle-market mezzanine debt, Chinese real estate, a structured equity hedge fund, an activist hedge fund, and a global macro hedge fund.