Mr. Darby is a partner for Darby Capital Partners’ growth private equity activities. He is responsible for identifying and analysing investment opportunities, monitoring of portfolio companies, and deal execution. Prior to co-founding Darby Capital Partners in 2016, Mr. Darby worked in the growth private equity strategy of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, where he made minority non-control investments in technology and technology-enabled service businesses. Additionally, Mr. Darby has held positions at Perpetual Asset Management and UBS in the Auckland M&A team. Mr. Darby graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance and Economics, and a Master of Business in Finance, with Distinction from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter-holder and a member of the CFA Institute.