LNK Partners Names Kayvan Heravi a Managing Director

LNK Partners, a private equity firm focused on the consumer/retail sector, has promoted Kayvan Heravi from the post of principal to managing director. Heravi joined the firm at its inception in 2005.


LNK Partners, a private equity firm focused on the consumer/retail sector, is pleased to announce the naming of Kayvan Heravi as a Managing Director.

Kayvan has been with LNK since the firm’s inception and played an important role in the firm’s recent investment in Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH). LNK invested $100 million of equity in PVH to support their acquisition of Tommy Hilfiger in May of this year.

Prior to joining LNK, Kayvan was an integral part of the consumer and retail team at Apax Partners with LNK’s founders, focused on growth capital, buyout and recapitalization investments.

Kayvan began his career at Montgomery Securities, where he focused on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions for retail and consumer growth companies.

Kayvan holds a BS in international economics from Georgetown University, from which he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He also earned an MBA degree with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

About LNK Partners

LNK Partners is a private equity firm focused on backing strong management teams who are building outstanding consumer and retail businesses. LNK invests up to $150 million of equity per transaction. The firm is highly flexible in the type and structure of its investments, and is comfortable being a minority or majority shareholder. LNK’s investments include Phillips-Van Heusen, Au Bon Pain and Ariat.