FirstPoint Equity Capital Ltd, a global boutique placement agent, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Davis as Partner – Private Credit. Mr. Davis joins FirstPoint with 26 years of financial services experience, 20 of which have been spent in alternatives. “We are delighted to welcome Jeff to help us lead the next phase of growth for FirstPoint,” said FirstPoint’s Co-Founder Justin Bower. Based in New York City, Mr. Davis joins from a 16-year career at Eaton Partners, a global capital advisory firm where he was most recently Partner – Co-Head of Private Credit. At FirstPoint, Jeff will work as an originator, product specialist and distributor of private credit offerings, along with certain private equity and real asset offerings.
Prior to Eaton Partners, Mr. Davis held roles in asset management and business development at Capital Dynamics, GE Equity and Bankers Trust / Deutsche Bank. Mr. Davis received an MBA in Finance from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and a BA from Brandeis University where he graduated cum laude. Jeff is the author of several articles and white papers on institutional private credit strategies, having been profiled in Private Debt Investor, DebtWire, Private Equity International, Pensions & Investments, CNBC, FundFire, FINAlternatives, and PEHub, in addition to participating on various industry leading conference panels.
“FirstPoint has a demonstrated commitment to representing highly differentiated and best-in-class alternative offerings to the institutional market; growing a private credit platform is a natural and smart extension of their product set given established and increasing LP demand for private credit and an ever-evolving ecosystem of credit strategies. I am very excited to join such a deep and accomplished team of talented placement specialists,” said Jeff Davis.