Lowell D. Kraff is a distinguished private equity investor and merchant banker with over 20 years of experience in leveraged buyout and venture investing, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and real estate finance. Mr. Kraff has been a principal or merchant banker in over 30 transactions totaling in excess of $ 4 billion in value.
Mr. Kraff is a founding Partner of Trivergance, LLC. Prior to founding Trivergance, Mr. Kraff was the founding Principal of Connecting Capital & Partners, LLC, a merchant bank focused on buyout and growth capital co-investments and buy-side advisory services. Prior to CCP, Mr. Kraff was a founding Principal of Vision Capital Partners, LLC, a merchant banking partnership focused on early stage venture capital and private equity investments.
Mr. Kraff has extensive experience as a co-investor and has partnered with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity companies. He has also served on or been an advisor to numerous boards of directors. He currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Diamond Resorts International and Smart Pack Solutions.
Mr. Kraff was born in 1960, received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1994 and a BS in economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1983.