NEW YORK, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm, today announced that Kevin Hurth has joined the firm in the position of Vice President of Capital Markets. In this role, Hurth will focus on executing debt capital markets transactions and managing the firm's relationships with investment banks.
"We are pleased to welcome Kevin to the Insight Venture Partners team. Kevin has strong experience helping growth companies raise debt," said Deven Parekh, managing director at Insight Venture Partners. "I am confident he will help us enhance our support for our portfolio companies and expand our relationships in the lender and investment banking communities."
Cian Cotter, managing director who leads the capital markets team said: "As Insight's growth buyout portfolio has expanded we have recognized the need for specialized expertise in the area of debt capital markets and Kevin's background and experience is a great fit."
Hurth said, "I am excited to join the talented investors, operators, and growth experts at Insight Venture Partners to support their mission of funding category-leading technology companies."
Prior to joining Insight, Kevin spent 8 years in Chicago with BMO Capital Markets and BMO Harris Bank in various leveraged finance roles. Most recently, he was a Vice President in BMO Harris Bank's Sponsor Finance group, where he originated, structured, underwrote, and managed debt investments.
About Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Founded in 1995, Insight has raised more than $13 billion and invested in more than 250 companies worldwide. Our mission is to find, fund and work successfully with visionary executives, providing them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to foster long-term success. For more information on Insight and all of its investments, visit http://www.insightpartners.com or follow us on Twitter: @insightpartners.
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