KKR has named Nicholas Hyde as managing director to lead the firm’s client partner group in Australia and New Zealand.
In his new role, Hyde will be responsible for managing and expanding KKR’s client relationships in Australia and New Zealand, raising capital for the firm’s private and public markets strategies and leading new business development for the region. He will be based in Sydney.
Previously, Hyde worked at IFM Investors in Sydney, where he was a director responsible for leading new business development to institutional accounts in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Prior to IFM Investors, he was a managing director of institutional business development at Wellington Management in Sydney. He has also held senior sales roles at investment banks that include Deutsche Bank, Citi and JP Morgan in London, New York and Sydney.
KKR has been investing in the Australian market since 2006 and according to the firm, has invested or committed more than A$9 billion of equity into companies.