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GI Partners taps Vector Capital’s Kelvin for CFO

GI Partners has hired Roy Kelvin as chief financial officer. Previously, Kelvin worked at Vector Capital where he served as CFO.


SAN FRANCISCO, August 13, 2014 – GI Partners (“GI”), a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced that Roy Kelvin has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer.

“Roy is a key addition to our experienced team,” Rick Magnuson, Founder and Executive Managing Director of GI Partners, said. “Roy has extensive finance, accounting, and managerial experience that will help to further enhance our very robust accounting and reporting infrastructure and build on our strong relationships with our investors. His leadership will also enable GI to continue to advance our high compliance standards and adapt to the additional regulatory focus on our industry. We look forward to Roy playing a significant role as we continue to grow our firm.”

Prior to joining GI Partners, Mr. Kelvin served as the Chief Financial Officer of Vector Capital, a San Francisco-based registered investment advisory firm specializing in technology-related private equity investments. Prior to Vector, he served as Chief Financial Officer of the New York-based private equity firm Zephyr Management. He also worked in senior finance and operations roles in the private equity and emerging markets divisions of Wasserstein Perella. Cary Anderson, GI’s previous Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the firm to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Magnuson added, “In his ten years at GI Partners, Cary has helped us elevate the firm’s finance, compliance, and investor reporting functions and we want to thank him for his contributions and wish him success in his new endeavors.”

About GI Partners
Founded in 2001, GI Partners is a leading middle market private equity investment firm based in San Francisco. The firm currently manages over $10 billion in capital commitments through private equity and real estate strategies for recognized institutional investors, including some of the largest state and sovereign pension funds in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. GI Partners is active in a number of key sectors, including IT Infrastructure & Services, Healthcare Services, Retail & Leisure, and Financial & Real Estate Services. For more information on GI Partners and its entire portfolio, please visit