Hunt joins Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

James Hunt has joined Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP as Managing Partner & CEO of Middle Market Credit. Hunt was previously the founding Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of THL Credit Inc and THL Credit Advisors LLC created in 2007.

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Ares and Kayne to pull plug on merger; Ares will invest $150 mln into Kayne’s energy activities

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Ares Management and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP have agreed to end their merger due to “different views as to how best to proceed with the business combination in response to the current market conditions in the energy sector.” However, this does not mark the end of the companies working together. According to a statement announcing the end of the planned merger, Ares will be investing $150 million into Kayne’s energy activities, which include private equity.

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Kayne Partners backs Atlas RFID

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Atlas RFID has received an undisclosed investment from Kayne Partners, the growth private equity group of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Atlas monitors the status and availability of materials for capital construction projects.

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Kayne Partners invests $15 mln in Zafin

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

Kayne Partners has invested $15 million in Zafin, which provides relationship banking software services to the financial services industry. Kayne Partners is the growth private equity group of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors.

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PE Bonuses Are ‘Back in a Big Way’

By Jonathan Marino — 5 years ago

Some PE pros will have a little something extra under the tree this year, according to a survey of private equity professionals. “Bonuses are back, and they are back in a big way, said David Kochanek, publisher of the “2011 Private Equity Compensation Report,” a comprehensive survey of private equity firms that included Kayne Anderson […]

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Kayne Anderson Shows How To Raise a $600 Million Mezz Fund In A Tough Market

By Luisa Beltran — 5 years ago

Just how hard was it to raise a mezzanine fund during the financial crisis? Just ask Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, which closed its first middle market mezzanine fund with $600 million.

Kayne Anderson Mezzanine Partners was oversubscribed by $100 million, says Dave Petrucco, co-managing partner of the fund. Investors include a mix of public and private pension funds, major insurance companies, foundations and endowments, high net worth individuals and family offices. Kayne Anderson, a Los Angeles based alternative asset manager known for its energy strategies and PE funds, did not use a placement agent. Its law firm was Weissman Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin & Evall.

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Kayne Anderson Closes $600 Million Mezzanine Fund

5 years ago

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors has closed its latest fund, Kayne Anderson Mezzanine Partners, with $600 million in commitments. The New York City-based firm said it will focus the fund on middle market investments across a broad range of industries. Kayne Anderson has already made six investments with the fund, totaling $90 million.

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K-Sea Transportation Receives $100 Million Investment

By Luisa Beltran — 5 years ago

KA First Reserve, a partnership between First Reserve and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, has agreed to invest $100 million in K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P. KA First Reserve will receive 18.4 million convertible preferred units. The deal is expected to close, in two steps, in September. K-Sea will use proceeds to cut debt and pay fees and expenses related to the deal. K-Sea is a leading coastwise tank barge operators.

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