Campbell Lutyens appoints Kinner as U.S. advisory director

Campbell Lutyens, a placement agent and adviser, has named Michele Kinner as a U.S. advisory director. Previously, she was a partner at Quilvest Private Equity where she’s currently a senior adviser.


New York (October 31, 2018) – Campbell Lutyens, one of the leading global private capital advisors, is pleased to announce that Michele Kinner has joined as a US Advisory Director.

Ms. Kinner has over 30 years of experience in private equity and banking. Most recently, she was a Partner at Quilvest Private Equity, where she was responsible for the firm’s private equity investments in the US. She is now a Senior Advisor at the firm. Prior to joining Quilvest in 2005, Ms. Kinner managed private fund investments for Royal Bank of Canada. Previously, she was with JPMorgan Chase and its predecessors for over 22 years, where she led the firm’s legacy Chase Capital Partners private equity business, managing over US$1 billion. In these roles, Ms. Kinner managed investments in over 400 prominent US and global fund managers.

Ms. Kinner holds an MBA from the Whittemore School at the University of New Hampshire and an A.B. in Economics and Psychology from Smith College.

“We are delighted to welcome Michele as an Advisory Director in the US,” said Gordon Bajnai, Chairman of the Global Advisory Board. “Her understanding of the private equity landscape, having built the private equity fund of funds practice at JPMorgan Chase and established Quilvest’s presence in the US, will be valuable to Campbell Lutyens and our clients.”

Since 2017, Campbell Lutyens’ US team has doubled in size to over 35 people and advised on $18 billion in fund placement and secondary transactions for leading US private equity, infrastructure and private debt managers, including Webster Capital, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and John Hancock.

About Campbell Lutyens
Founded in 1988, Campbell Lutyens is a global and independent private capital advisor, focused on fund placement and secondary advisory services. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and private debt managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of more than 140 operating from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago and Los Angeles. Campbell Lutyens is consistently recognised as one of the leading fund placement and secondaries advisors globally.