Krishnan Ramaswami is a Special Advisor of Vicente Capital Partners. He has been a senior investment professional in three prior private equity partnerships over the last fifteen years.
Krishnan previously was a cofounder and managing partner at Kayne Anderson Private Investors, helping to raise and invest three institutional private equity funds focused on growth capital and buyouts for profitable middle-market companies. He has invested across all sectors including software, business services, telecom, consumer goods, manufacturing, retail and government contracting.
Before Kayne Anderson, Krishnan held senior positions in the private equity groups of Thomas Weisel Partners and Trust Company of the West. Prior to that, Krishnan was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and served clients in the energy, healthcare and financial services industries. Earlier in his career, Krishnan was an investment banker with Merrill Lynch, raising growth capital for public and private middle market companies.
Krishnan received an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School and a Bachelors of Science and Engineering from Princeton University. Krishnan is registered as a General Securities Representative (Series 63 and 79) with Fallbrook Capital Securities Corp.