Cresset Partners Hires Kevin O’Donnell as Executive Managing Director of Private Funds Group

Cresset Partners Hires Kevin O’Donnell as Executive Managing Director of Private Funds Group

Previously, O’Donnell served as Head of Private Equity with the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and prior to that was Head of Private and Opportunistic Investments for Kaiser Permanente

June 28, 2022 | PR Newswire 

Cresset Partners announced today that it has hired Kevin O’Donnell as Executive Managing Director of its Private Funds Group, encompassing private equity, private credit, and venture capital. O’Donnell will lead Cresset’s platform for global private investing in external funds, co-investments and related opportunities, in partnership with leading third-party private asset managers.

O’Donnell brings more than 20 years of experience launching and scaling private market investment portfolios for large institutional investors and leading high-performing teams to deliver strong returns and alpha across global private market portfolios.

“I am thrilled to join a firm with such an experienced, deep bench of talent in the private markets space. Cresset’s growth in the past five years is inspiring, and its private investing platform is quite remarkable,” O’Donnell said.

O’Donnell most recently served as Head of Private Equity with the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world, where he led an $80 billion global private markets investment program. Prior to that he was the Head of Private and Opportunistic Investments for Kaiser Permanente, where he created and implemented a $20 billion private market program.

“Kevin brings extensive experience managing the private market investment portfolios for some of the most significant and sophisticated institutional investors in the world. We are honored to have him join the Cresset team,” said Cresset Co-Founder and Co-Chairman Avy Stein.

LinkedIn
Print

Insights from the Ecosystem

EXPLORE MORE INSIGHTS

Explore insights and news from Cresset Partners to stay up to date on our latest interests and activities.

Investing In Green Energy Logistics Facilities

Investing in Green Energy Logistics Facilities: What Investors Need to Know

Quick Service Restaurant Franchises

Inside the Investment: The Appeal of Quick-Service Restaurant Franchises

Cresset Partners Private Credit Fund

Cresset Partners Private Credit Fund: Performance to Date and Market Outlook

QOZs and Tax Loss Harvesting

Looking for an Alternative to Tax-Loss Harvesting? Consider Qualified Opportunity Zones

We use cookies to improve your web experience, analyze site usage, and deliver personalized content to you. Some cookies are essential to site functionality, others are optional and help us see how the site is used or allow us to better service you.  By clicking “Accept” you are accepting all cookies. To better understand how cookies are used by us or to opt-out, visit Terms of Use.