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 was a lawyer at Buddle Findlay, a top tier New Zealand law firm. Mr. Darby earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.