Davidson Kempner Launches New Commercial Aviation Finance Platform



Sep 30, 2021 11:41 a.m. ET


Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP (“Davidson kempner“), an institutional investment management firm, today announced the launch of Ashland Place Finance LLC (“Ashland Square“). Ashland Square is an institutional funding platform providing innovative capital solutions to the global commercial aerospace industry. The company will be led by Jennifer Villa Tennity, a veteran of aircraft leasing and banking.

Ashland Square will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Davidson kempner trained to provide supply and loan arrangements in aviation space. Davidson kempner has significant experience in commercial aviation industry investments and its new platform expands the company’s capabilities in the sector.

“I am delighted to join Ashland Square for a long period of recovery for the commercial aviation industry, ”Ms. Villa Tennity said. “Ashland Square, with the support of Davidson kempner, will be a leading provider of capital solutions for airlines and aviation investors. “

Ms. Villa Tennity brings nearly 25 years of professional experience in the rental and lending of aerospace space to Ashland Place. She most recently served as President of CIT’s Aviation Lending business, providing aircraft-backed loans to the commercial aviation industry. Prior to assuming the role of President of CIT’s Aviation Lending Business, Ms. Villa Tennity served as Chief Risk Officer of her $ 22 billion Commercial aerospace division until the company is sold to Avolon.

Additional information on Ashland Square can be found at: www.ashlandplace.com.

About Davidson Kempner Capital Management

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP is a global institutional investment management company registered in the United States with over 38 years of experience and a focus on fundamental investing with a multi-strategy approach. Davidson kempner more than $ 37 billion in assets under management with more than 400 professionals in six offices, including new York, Philadelphia cream, London, Dublin, Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

other information

The information in this document is provided for informational purposes and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or products of Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, Ashland Place Finance LLC, or their affiliates. . Nothing included in this press release should be interpreted as an investment, financing, legal or tax advice.

Contact at Ashland Place:

Jennifer Villa Tennity
Ashland Place Finance
[email protected]
+1 (917) 972-7602

Media contacts:

Steve bruce / Mary beth grover
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+1 (203) 992-1230


Contact details:

Jennifer Villa Tennity
Ashland Place Finance
[email protected]
+1 (917) 972-7602

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