Nishita Cummings
Managing Partner, Co-Head of Growth Equity,
and Co-Portfolio Manager

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.

Nishita Cummings is a managing partner, co-head of growth equity, and co-portfolio manager for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ growth private equity activities. She has played a leading role in building a team of 20 people with a focus on diversity with the team being over 50% female or minority. This team of professionals has invested together in nearly 40 software companies, with Cummings being responsible for 30 platform investments and 17 exits, across four funds and five co-investment vehicles.  She is responsible for playing a pro-active leadership role in refining the team’s proprietary sourcing strategy over time, including the expansion into Canada, identifying investment themes, developing actionable new investment opportunities, deal execution and driving enterprise value creation within existing portfolio companies. Cummings has also advised a number of portfolio companies through successful exit processes.


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