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Siguler Guff Expands Partner Group

Nov 14, 2022

New York, New York, November 14, 2022 – Siguler Guff & Company, LP, a leading global multi-strategy private markets investment firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, announced today that it has named eight senior professionals to its partner group. The new partners, all former Managing Directors with an average tenure of 12 years at the firm, represent a cross section of leaders from Siguler Guff’s core investment strategies and key operational departments.

The new partners include:
Kevin Kester - Partner, Managing Partner of Small Business Investments and Co-Portfolio Manager of Small Buyout Funds
Sean Greene - Partner and Head of Direct Lending
Jun Isoda - Partner and Chief Financial Officer
Shaun Khubchandani - Partner and Co-Head of Emerging Markets
Jonathan Wilson - Partner and Co-Portfolio Manager of Small Buyout Funds
Sean MacDonald - Partner and Co-Head of Emerging Markets
Cesar Collier - Partner and Head of Latin America
Michael Apfel - Partner and Head of Credit and Special Situations

These eight professionals join Siguler Guff’s long-time senior leadership team which includes: Drew Guff, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer; Ken Burns, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer; and George Siguler, who was recently named Executive Chairman. Mr. Siguler will continue to sit on all of Siguler Guff’s investment committees and remain involved in key strategic decisions of the firm. Messrs. Guff and Siguler co-founded Siguler Guff & Company, LP in 1991.

Drew Guff and Ken Burns commented, “We are thrilled to welcome these eight deserving leaders as our new partners. Each has made a significant contribution towards establishing Siguler Guff as one of the leading multi-strategy private markets investment firms in the world. Their individual and collective contributions and commitment to Siguler Guff play a significant role in shaping our Firm, inspiring our colleagues and helping to realize outstanding value for our investors.”

Concurrent with today’s Partner promotions, Siguler Guff also announced that it has formed a Management Committee. Members include Drew Guff, Ken Burns, Kevin Kester, Sean Greene, Jun Isoda and Shaun Khubchandani (Secretary). The Management Committee, with input from the other partners, will be responsible for the firm’s overall management and strategic direction as Siguler Guff plans for the future.

Separately, the Firm announced the launch of its redesigned website, the goal of which is to help all visitors ranging from investors, business partners and future employees learn about the Firm, its areas of focus, differentiated approach and, most importantly, Siguler Guff’s greatest strength, its people.