Promotions 2024

March 2024

FIRSTavenue is delighted to announce the following promotions:

To Partner: 

  • Alex Chaplin, Co-Head of European Investor Coverage
  • Hendrik van Rahden, Co-Head of European Investor Coverage
  • Grant Davis, Head of Americas Origination
  • Rachel Guan, Head of Greater China & South East Asia

Managing Director: David Ingraldi

Director: Nisha Pandit

Associate: Taimur Khan & Christina Turrell

Paul Buckley, Managing Partner and CEO said “FIRSTavenue is a services business and at the heart of its offering lies the dedication and talent of our people, who not only shape our culture but also propel our performance. As we acknowledge outstanding individuals whose ongoing contributions distinguish them, we reaffirm our commitment to promoting from within and nurturing the future leaders."

About FIRSTavenue: FIRSTavenue is a leading independent global placement agent and advisory firm specialising in private credit, real assets, private equity and associated capital solutions. Since the firm’s inception in 2006, it has raised more than $30 billion of capital commitments on behalf of its clients. The firm maintains a global presence via its headquarters in London and offices in New York, Hong Kong and Hamburg, and today consists of over 40 professionals. FAP USA, L.P. is a member FINRA/SIPC. Learn more at