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Austin Krumpfes

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.

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PPM America Capital Partners (PPMACP) is the private equity arm of PPM America, Inc. (PPM). The first PPM Capital Partners entity was formed in 2000 to serve as the General Partner for PPM’s first private equity fund. A new PPM America Capital Partners entity is formed to serve as the General Partner for each of PPM’s private equity funds.