Business Development Companies (BDCs)
Publicly Traded Access to Private Companies
Capital Appreciation Potential
Eagle Global BDC Strategy
Meet the Team
Edward R. Allen III, Ph.D., CFA
Eddie is a co-founder and Senior Partner of Eagle Global Advisors. He serves on the management committee and all investment committees of the firm. In addition to being a co-manager of the Eagle MLP Strategy Fund, he is a Portfolio Manager for a variety of institutional and high net worth clients. Eddie is a co-creator of many of the portfolio strategies and proprietary investment management tools of the firm. Eddie received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and his B.S.E. in Engineering from Princeton University. Eddie holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is also a member of the Houston CFA Society. He currently serves as Treasurer of the Asia Society Texas Center and is on the board of the Menil Collection.
Bill Cruise, CFA
Bill serves as a global investment analyst covering U.S. and international equities across various industries. He is a member of the international and domestic investment committees. His responsibilities also include assisting in the execution of investment projects as well as calculating portfolio characteristics on a quarterly basis. Prior to joining Eagle, Bill was employed by Canaccord Adams where he served as the U.S. Oilfield Services Analyst. Prior to Canaccord Adams, Bill served as an Equity Research Associate with Sterne, Agee & Leach and as a Business Analyst for BindView Development Corporation and Solid Systems, Inc. Bill began his career as a Financial Advisor with PaineWebber. Bill earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from The University of Texas and an MBA with concentrations in Investment Management and Finance from the Yale School of Management. Bill holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is also a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Houston.