Partner, Head of Co-Investments
Austin Krumpfes is a partner and head of co-investments at PPM America Capital Partners, the private equity arm of PPM America, Inc. (PPM). In this role, he is responsible for underwriting and managing the team’s private equity co-investments. Prior to joining PPM in 2001, Austin was a corporate lawyer focusing on private equity fund formations, M&A, and venture capital at Kirkland & Ellis. He has held board observer seats for numerous portfolio companies and participated in several fund advisory boards. Austin earned a JD from Harvard Law School, a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Duke University.