Buyout shop KSL Capital Partners has added Craig Henrich as a principal. Previously, Henrich worked as a senior managing director of CW Capital Investments, where he led its single asset group specializing in the acquisition and management of debt investments, including high-yield and mortgage-backed securities. KSL is based in Denver.
KSL Capital Partners (KSL), a leading private equity firm, today announced that Craig Henrich has joined the firm as a Principal. Previously, Craig was a Senior Managing Director of CW Capital Investments, LLC, where he led their single asset group specializing in the acquisition and management of debt investments, including high-yield and mortgage-backed securities, and oversaw a portfolio in excess of $4.6 billion. Prior to joining CW Capital in 2006, Craig was an eleven-year veteran of Deutsche Bank/RREEF and its predecessor Bankers Trust, serving as Managing Director and Partner in charge of Mezzanine Investments. His primary responsibilities included his role as Fund Manager of two high-yield real estate funds investing over $2.5 billion in distressed debt, mezzanine and other high-yielding investments. Craig began his real estate career in 1988 as an Acquisition Analyst for a real estate investment company based in San Francisco. Craig has a B.S. from the University of Pacific and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Eric Resnick, Managing Director and co-founder of KSL, said, “We could not be more pleased that Craig is joining our firm. Craig is widely regarded as an expert in hospitality debt investments, particularly the structuring and acquisition of complex loans secured by hospitality investments. This is an area of expertise that is highly relevant in today’s investment environment. Craig’s background will be a terrific complement to our existing team and investment portfolio.”
KSL Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in travel and leisure enterprises in five primary sectors: hospitality, recreation, clubs, real estate and travel services. KSL Capital Partners is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. For more information, please visit www.kslcapital.com.
Notable investments made by the principals of KSL include:
— Squaw Valley USA, a four-season mountain resort in Lake Tahoe, CA
— ClubCorp, Inc., the world’s largest owner and operator of golf, country and business and sports clubs
— Western Athletic Clubs, a luxury athletic club operator based in San Francisco, CA
— Orion Expedition Cruises, a luxury expedition cruise company based in Sydney, Australia
— La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California
— Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas
— The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia
— Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, California
— La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA West in La Quinta, California
— Doral Golf Resort & Spa near Miami, Florida
— Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa on Maui in Wailea, Hawaii
— Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona
— Hotel del Coronado near San Diego, California