Kyle John

Kyle is a Principal and member of the distribution team for Aqueduct, based in Austin, TX. Prior to joining Aqueduct, he was a Managing Director at Briarcliffe Credit Partners, a placement agent focused on private credit, where he was a senior member of the distribution team. Prior roles also included Director of Business Development at Regan Capital and Manager, Investor Relations at Highland Capital Management. Kyle began his career as a tax associate at PWC and credit analyst at JP Morgan. He received his MS and BS in Accountancy from Brigham Young University, is a CFA charterholder and CPA.


We are an alternative asset placement business focused on combining best in class investment talent with exclusive, sophisticated pools of capital.

The Firm

Aqueduct Capital Group, LLC. is a registered broker dealer founded in 2006 designed to represent a select number of industry leading alternatives fund managers. Our bespoke distribution strategy provides managers effective outsourcing of their business development and fundraising endeavors, and allows for significant asset growth and deeper relationships with a broad array of diverse investors.

The Strategy

Our approach brings fund managers and investors together in a selective manner characterized by unique access. Our team delivers notable expertise to managers at various stages of their capital-raising cycles and plays an integral role in expanding their investor base within our differentiated network of limited partner clients.

The Team

Aqueduct's partners Frank Edwards, Steve Lessing and Pawan Chaturvedi have a collective 60 years of experience raising and investing capital. They are considered trusted advisors to many world class investors and some of the most sophisticated institutions globally. They are assisted by a talented team of distribution, marketing and client services professionals in their ongoing endeavor to build the premier capital raising organization in the industry.