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September 02, 2015 5:57 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of KPS Capital Partners, LP

Company Overview

KPS Capital Partners, LP is a private equity firm specializing in investments in special situations which includes turnarounds, financial restructurings, businesses in bankruptcies, follow on acquisitions, employee buyouts, failed acquisitions, corporate divestitures, carve-outs, and spin-offs of middle market companies. In case of turnarounds, the firm seeks to invest in of underperforming or distressed businesses. It targets business facing closure, liquidation, and with a history of operating losses. In case of business in bankruptcies, it seeks to invest in, fund reorganizations of, and create new companies to purchase operating assets of, companies facing bankruptcy or asset sale under ...

485 Lexington Avenue

31st Floor

New York, NY 10017

United States

Founded in 1991





Key Executives for KPS Capital Partners, LP

Co-Founder Emeritus
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and Member of Investment Committee
Age: 48
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and Member of Investment Committee
Age: 53
Partner, Administration, and Chief Financial Officer
Partner and Chairperson of Investment Committee
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

KPS Capital Partners, LP Key Developments

Raytheon, Thales And Others Reportedly Eye Airbus Sensor Business

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) and Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO) are among companies keen to acquire the defense electronics business that of Airbus Group SE (ENXTPA:AIR), sources familiar with the transaction said. Others including Bridgepoint Advisers Limited, CVC Capital Partners Limited, KPS Capital Partners, LP, The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG), KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) and Triton are expected to hand in tentative offers for the Airbus business by July 24, 2015, the sources said. Thesale dubbed "Orlando" is led by Evercore and is expected to fetch €1 billion, the people said. A Rheinmetall AG spokesman said the company was following the divestment activities of Airbus, declining to comment further.

KPS Capital Partners, LP Presents at Private Equity Analyst Conference 2015, Jun-02-2015 03:40 PM

KPS Capital Partners, LP Presents at Private Equity Analyst Conference 2015, Jun-02-2015 03:40 PM. Venue: Essex House, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Michael G. Psaros, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and Member of Investment Committee.

Searchlight, Cinven, And Pamplona Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Wedgwood

Searchlight Capital Partners, Cinven, And Pamplona Capital Management, Llc are reportedly in talks to acquire Wedgwood Limited from KPS Capital Partners, LP. KPS Capital is reportedly seeking about €570 million for the business. Goldman Sachs, which has been hired to flush out buyers, has also been seeking offers from Chinese investors for the business, which has targeted the Asian market for growth.

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