About Us

Founded in 2009 as the successor to WJ Hopper & Co. Ltd (London), Rock Lake Advisors is a premier independent private placement, capital advisory and business development platform whose professionals possess decades of experience in alternative assets.

The firm focuses on identifying, structuring, and placing premium alternative investment opportunities with sophisticated investors with medium to long term investment objectives. Products may include direct and co-mingled products, private equity, venture capital, startups, private debt, real estate, new technologies, and infrastructure.

Rock Lake is highly selective in its requirements, focusing on clients with a clearly defined investment strategy, time horizon, market niche, favorable track record, positive impact and a compelling story. The firm focuses particularly on themes addressing the global agenda.

Our network of professionals spans the globe in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, with backgrounds in law, finance, technology, wealth management, asset management, government, entrepreneurship, marketing and private banking.

Rock Lake fundraising services may include strategy review, documentation and process, capital formation, market positioning, due diligence, communications and investor relations.

On the business development side Rock Lake helps management teams grow internationally, identify new business partners, enter new markets, evaluate market opportunities, understand risks and challenges and create value across multiple geographies, verticals, sectors and cultures.

The firm’s investor network includes sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, family offices, high net worth individuals, as well as public entities, endowments, and fund management platforms.