David Kopp
Managing Partner and CEO, KBG

Mr. Kopp is Chairman of the Board of Directors, Management and Investment Committees of KBG. He has over two decades of international investment experience. During his career, he has analyzed, structured, and invested in over $10 billion of transactions. He was been active in China for over eight years and completed numerous transactions as an advisor and investor. From 1992 until 2002, Mr. Kopp was President and Chief Investment Officer of Natixis Investment Corp. NIC as well as Head of Investment Banking in North America for Natixis, an international bank with over $1 trillion in assets. NIC focused on LBOs, venture capital, mezzanine, special situations and structured equity and debt investments. A Registered Investment Advisor, he managed a $2 billion portfolio of alternative assets and achieved a 10-year track record which significantly exceeded comparable indices. He previously worked in Corporate Finance as Vice President at Swiss Bank (UBS), Merrill Lynch, Citicorp and Security Pacific (Bank of America). Mr. Kopp has served on the advisory boards of various private equity funds including those affiliated with Brown Brothers Harriman, Carlyle, Citigroup Venture Capital, CSFB, DLJ Merchant Banking, GSCP, Kleinwort Benson, TPG and TWP.