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David Walsh

Partner, Growth Capital

David Walsh is a partner for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ growth capital strategies.

Walsh has a record of successfully starting, acquiring and turning around technology and telecommunications companies. Previously, Walsh worked in corporate finance at Ernst & Young. In 1988, he became a partner in the buyout fund Maiden Lane Associates. In 1991, Walsh acquired a bankrupt technology company, Card*Tel Inc., and later sold the company to Transaction Network Services, Inc. at a ten times return for shareholders. Walsh continued to develop the business for TNS until 1999, when TNS was acquired by PSINet. Walsh then started FortuneLinX, a provider of real-time revenue assurance systems to the telecommunications sector, which was acquired two years later.

Walsh earned a B.S. summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Geneseo and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Current Investments

  • CellTrust
  • Source Intelligence
  • Zafin Labs

Past Investments

  • 3C Interactive (exited: IMIMobile)
  • Andover Healthcare (exited: Milliken & Company)
  • Atlas RFID (exited: Hexagon)
  • Consero (exited: BV Investment Partners)
  • Cryptzone (exited: BC Partners)
  • FaceFirst
  • Search Optics (exited: Advanced Local Media)
  • Starmount (exited: Infor)
  • You.i (exited: AT&T – WarnerMedia)