MSD Partners L.P., an investment firm, has appointed Kevin Silva as partner and head of the firm’s strategic partners group. Silva will be responsible for the firm’s marketing and investor relations efforts.

Silva joins the firm from Bardin Hill Investment Partners where he served as global head of business development and investor relations. Silva additionally brings experience from his time leading business development and investor relations with Carlson Capital and as managing director at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group.

“Kevin Silva is a highly experienced professional, and we are excited to have him join MSD as a partner and head of our strategic partners group as we continue to grow our investment platform,” said Gregg Lemkau, CEO of MSD Partners. “As the leader of our expanding team that is focused on engaging with investors, Kevin will help us build long-term relationships with like-minded investors.”