Robert Klein joined American Capital in January 2002 as a Principal in the New York office and was promoted to Managing Director in 2004. He has led private equity transactions involving, in the aggregate, more than $1.3 billion. Prior to joining American Capital, he was a Principal at American Securities Capital Partners. Before that, Mr. Klein spent eight years at American Industrial Partners, where he was Managing Director. He previously worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions groups of First Boston and Morgan Stanley, where he was an Associate and an Analyst, respectively, focusing on media and telecommunications projects. Mr. Klein was also a Summer Associate for Acadia Partners, L.P., the private equity affiliate of the Robert M. Bass Group. He is a Professional Fellow of the New York University Center for Law and Business.
Mr. Klein was Phi Beta Kappa and received a BA degree summa cum laude in History of Art from Yale University. He also received a JD degree with Distinction from the Stanford University Law School.