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Jay Bernstein

AB ’96 Econ
KPS Capital Partners

Jay Bernstein is a Partner of KPS Capital Partners, LP and a member of its Investment Committee and Management Committee.  KPS, through its affiliated management entities, is the manager of the KPS Special Situations Funds, a family of private equity funds with approximately $11.5 billion of assets under management (as of June 30, 2020) focused on making controlling equity investments in manufacturing and industrial companies across a diverse array of industries, including basic materials, branded consumer, healthcare and luxury products, automotive parts, capital equipment and general manufacturing.

Mr. Bernstein serves on the Board of Directors of twelve KPS portfolio companies, and has previously served on the Board of Directors of twenty former KPS portfolio companies.

Prior to joining KPS in 1999, Mr. Bernstein was an investment banker in the M&A Group at Schroders. Mr. Bernstein received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan with High Honors and an MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.