Kayne Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in growing companies operating in North America that is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and was founded in 2002 by Richard Kayne. The firm focuses its investments in businesses services, education, energy technology, healthcare, human capital management, information management, logistics/distribution, mobile/telecom, software, and transaction processing. Typical initial investments of Kayne Partners are between $5 and $30 million in companies with recurring revenue between $5 to $50 million.
Notable investments made by Kayne Partners include: 4C, Agilix, Andover, Atlas RFID Solutions, Azalea Health, Cell Trust, Circle Cardiovascular Imaging, CloudBreak Health, Cold Light, Cryptozone, Decisiv, Dejero, Drivewyze, FaceFirst, Invite Manager, Ideas United, Source Intelligence, and Zafin.
On October 25, 2017 Kayne Partners announced their Kayne Partners Fund IV, L.P. fund with $385 million in funding. The fund is focused on investing in high growth software and technology-enabled companies working in the security & compliance, supply chain & logistics, business & financial services, industrials, healthcare and media & telecommunication industries. The managing partner of Kayne Partners, Dave Walsh, made the following statement about Kayne Partners Fund IV, L.P.:
We are thrilled by the overwhelmingly positive market feedback we received from investors wanting access to high growth technology companies. This interest is an acknowledgement of our Kayne Partners’ investment strategy and a testament to the strength of our team. We are grateful for the trust and support from our existing long-time investors, and are excited to welcome a new group of premier LPs from the family office, registered investment advisor, and institutional investor communities.