Clayton, Dubilier & Rice named Kevin Smith a partner. Smith joined in 2011 as a senior member of the firm’s investor relations and fundraising team. He has been involved in multiple fundraising and co-investment processes. Prior to CD&R, Smith worked as a managing director at Lehman Brothers and a partner at New York Life Capital Partners.
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice announced today that Kevin Smith has been named a Partner of the Firm.
Mr. Smith joined CD&R in 2011 as a senior member of the Firm’s investor relations and fundraising team to develop and maintain relationships with current and prospective investors. During his tenure, he has been actively involved in multiple Firm fundraising and co-investment processes, as well as working cross-functionally with internal teams on fund and portfolio company reporting matters.
Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Smith served as a managing director at Lehman Brothers and a partner at New York Life Capital Partners (now known as Goldpoint Partners). He started his career in investment banking. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.S. from the University of Maryland.
About Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
Founded in 1978, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private investment firm with a strategy predicated on enhancing the value of portfolio businesses by supporting long-term growth, productivity, capital efficiency, and related strategic measures. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of more than $30 billion in 95 companies with an aggregate transaction value of more than $150 billion. The Firm has offices in New York and London. For more information, visit www.cdr-inc.com.