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Founder and Managing Partner: Jeffrey Seo

Strategy Focus: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate, Direct Transactions

Geographic Coverage: North America, Asia


Jeffrey Seo | Founder and Partner 

Jeff Seo is the Founder and Managing Partner of ELA Partners. Mr. Seo specializes in capital raising services for alternative investment opportunities selecting mandates opportunistically from the full spectrum of structures and strategies within the private offering realm.

Prior to ELA Partners, Mr. Seo was a Senior Vice President on the Asian Equity Sales desk for Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc in New York. Prior to Macquarie, Mr. Seo was a Director and Head of Equity Sales Trading for Standard Chartered Bank in New York. Prior to Standard Chartered Bank, Mr. Seo was a Managing Director for Piper Jaffray in New York where he was responsible for the build-out of the Asian Equity sales and trading business in the United States.

Prior to his role as Managing Director for Piper Jaffray, Mr. Seo served as Head of the U.S. Offices for Kim Eng Securities, USA where Mr. Seo managed a highly successful team of Equity sales and trading professionals. Prior to Kim Eng Securities, Mr. Seo served as a Senior Corporate Tax Consultant for Ernst & Young.

Mr. Seo earned his B.S. in Accounting and Investment Banking from the New York University. Mr. Seo holds the Series 7, 24, 55, & 63 registrations with FINRA.