April 2020

LONDON / NEW YORK – Grant Davis has joined FIRSTavenue, a leading global private funds placement agent and investment advisory firm, as Managing Director. Grant will support the global Private Placements side of the business from the New York office.

Grant has over 35 years of experience in private equity, project finance and development, and corporate finance. Prior to joining FIRSTavenue, Grant held the position of Managing Partner of Infra-Energy Capital Advisors LLC, advising institutional investors and strategic clients in sourcing, structuring and managing real asset investments in the North American energy and infrastructure sectors. Previous to this, Grant was Managing Director at Tenaska Capital Management, an energy-focused private equity fund manager with over $3.2 billion of partner commitments and investments exceeding $6.5 billion. Grant previously held positions within Abatis Capital, New York Life Investment Management, American AgriTech, GE Capital, The Bigelow Company and Manufacturers Hanover.

Grant holds a B.A. in Economics from Colgate University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Grant said I am very excited to be joining the Firstavenue organization and look forward to contributing to the continued growth and success of the firm's direct capital placement business on behalf of its corporate, developer and private equity clients".

Jess Larsen, Head of Americas & Partner said, “We welcome Grant to the team. His depth of knowledge and wealth of expertise is a significant asset as we continue our success in private placements.”


About FIRSTavenue

FIRSTavenue is a leading independent global advisory and capital placement business focused on private funds and private companies. FIRSTavenue covers the significant investors in the developed world and the developing world. FIRSTavenue is differentiated by the breadth and depth of its reach through four global offices and benefits from a team of former pension consultants on staff.