February 2017

LONDON / NEW YORK - FIRSTavenue, a leading global private funds placement agent and investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Fabiana Cid de Andrade has joined the team as Principal and will be located in the firms new Dallas office, which opens in March. Ms. Andrade will be responsible for origination and distribution across private equity, private credit, real estate and real assets throughout the Southeast of the United States and Latin America.

Ms. Andrade also currently serves as a Senior Advisor at LAVCA, and serves on the Board of the LAVCA Foundation. Prior to joining FIRSTavenue Ms. Andrade spent 3 years at Credit Suisse as a Vice President in their private funds group and led the firm’s activities in Latin America across the alternative asset classes. Before Credit Suisse, she was a Director of Business Development and Strategy at LAVCA leading new business initiatives and managing the LP community globally. Other roles include Head of Latin America Regional Distribution at ING Group.

“We are delighted to have Fabiana on the team. Her reach across the Southeast and Latin America will complement our capabilities to access emerging pools of capital and maintain our competitive edge. We continue to systematically build out our US coverage to better serve our clients and Dallas is the next logical step in our expansion strategy. I look forward to announcing the complete US team in March.” commented Mr. Larsen, Partner and Head of Americas.

"I am humbled and thrilled to join the First Avenue team. This is an exciting time for our business. The team’s experience across the alternative asset class spectrum should prove beneficial to investors building up alternative programs, or looking to complement mature portfolios with specialty managers "commented Ms. Andrade.

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 developing world. FIRSTavenue is differentiated by the breadth and depth of its reach through five global offices and benefits from a large team of former pension consultants on staff. FIRSTavenue’s clients include leading GPs and management teams across the key private market and industry sectors: private equity, private credit, real estate and real assets. See