Alexander Rayden is a senior managing director at Evercore and a founding member of the Private Funds Group. He is responsible for the PFG team coverage of institutional investors across Europe & Middle East and is involved in all aspects of originating, developing and managing capital raising mandates for financial sponsors.
Mr. Rayden was named as a winner of the 2015 European Emerging Leaders Awards by The M&A Advisor and included by Private Equity International in its 2018 “The Rainmaker 50” list of fundraisers, and 2019 “Future 40 Under 40: The next leaders of private equity”. In 2022, he was named by Infrastructure Investor in its “Rainmaker 20 List – Infrastructure’s Ace Fundraisers”.
From 2015 to 2019, Mr. Rayden served on the board of directors of a leading private equity-backed global software company, and he is now a board member and trustee of a London-based community charity.
Prior to joining Evercore, he worked in the alternatives advisory and placement group at Neuberger Berman, acquired by Evercore in 2010, and before that in the same group at Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Rayden earned a B.A. from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and an M.A. from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Columbia University, New York.