SK Capital Partners LP, a private investment firm concentrated on specialty materials, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, has appointed Richard Jackson as a managing director and head of capital markets.

Jackson joins the firm with over three decades of experience in investment banking and dealmaking across Europe and the United States. Going forward, Jackson will lead the firm in obtaining committed financing for new investments while also managing capital structures of portfolio companies, IPO activities, and supporting portfolio add-on acquisitions. Before his time with SK Capital, Jackson served as a managing director and head of leveraged & acquisition finance with HSBC Group.

“We are pleased to welcome Richard to the SK Capital team. He brings the experience, knowledge and track record to successfully navigate the complexity in today’s Capital Markets, but more importantly we view him as an integral part of the firm’s growth,” said Jamshid Keynejad, co-founder of SK Capital.