Jul 17, 2023

Kian Capital Partners (“Kian”), a lower-middle-market focused private investment firm, announced today that Luke Cromwell has joined the firm as an Associate. Luke will be based in Atlanta and work closely with Kian partners evaluating, underwriting and monitoring new and existing investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Kian, Luke was an Investment Banking Analyst at Stephens Inc., where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and other financial advisory services for the business services, specialty distribution and specialty finance sectors.

“I am thrilled to join Kian as the firm continues its next chapter of growth through Fund III,” said Luke. “Kian's impressive growth trajectory is a testament to the firm’s ability to deliver on a measured, yet opportunistic, investment strategy that places great emphasis on partnership with portfolio company management. The investment team’s tenure and breadth of experience, combined with its flexibility to execute on unique transaction structures, has yielded continued success for the firm.”

Luke holds a B.S. in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from the University of Virginia.