KKR, a global investment firm, has hired Sasank Chary as a managing director on KKR’s financial services industry team within its Americas private equity business. Chary will be based in KKR’s New York office and will focus on sourcing and executing investments in financial services and financial technology businesses.
Chary joins KKR from Reverence Capital Partners, where he was a rincipal focused on investing in financial technology, payments, business services, distribution & brokerage and banking & lending businesses.
“Sasank is a seasoned investor with extensive experience leading investments in both traditional and emerging tech-enabled financial services companies,” said Chris Harrington, KKR partner who leads KKR’s financial services investment team. “We look forward to leveraging his strong industry relationships and sector expertise as we continue to expand our investing capabilities and capitalize on opportunities across the value chain in financial services and financial technology.”
“I have long admired KKR and am thrilled to be joining such a talented team focused on growing innovative financial services companies,” said Chary. “The financial landscape is transforming rapidly and KKR’s capabilities across a wide range of industries and geographies positions the firm as a true value add partner to businesses throughout the sector.”