Our Team

KPS_Rick Trank2

Katia Robard

Katia Robard is a Vice President, Portfolio Operations, of KPS Capital Partners.  KPS, through its affiliated management entities, is the manager of the KPS Special Situations Funds, a family of private equity funds with approximately $13.4 billion of assets under management (as of March 31, 2022) focused on making controlling equity investments in manufacturing and industrial companies across a diverse array of industries, including basic materials, branded consumer, healthcare and luxury products, automotive parts, capital equipment and general manufacturing.

Prior to joining KPS in 2022, Ms. Robard was a Vice President of Finance for Hitachi Astemo in their brake business unit and CFO for the ex Chassis Brakes International entities. Prior to Hitachi Astemo, Ms. Robard was the Group Consolidation, Reporting & Accounting Director at Chassis Brakes International Group. Ms. Robard holds a M.S. degree in Corporate Finance from Em Lyon Business School in Europe and is French CPA.

KPS

One Vanderbilt Avenue, 52nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
T: 212.338.5100 | F: 646.307.7100

The information set forth in the materials on this site is as of March 31, 2022, pro forma for recent acquisitions and exits, and does not purport to be a complete summary of KPS or its investments. No representation, warranty or undertaking, express or implied, is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained in such materials. No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information and opinions contained in such materials or their accuracy or completeness and nothing in such materials may be relied upon in making any investment decision. Certain information on or linked to from this site is furnished by or is derived from materials furnished by outside sources. KPS does not assume responsibility for independent verification of such information and has relied on such information being complete and accurate in all material respects. Any information presented by outside sources represents the understandings and opinions of such outside sources, which may differ from those of KPS. Any statements and quotes from third-parties are not selected on the basis of any performance-based data. Any performance information included in any document on or linked to from this site is presented for illustrative purposes only and is not indicative of the future returns of any of the funds managed by KPS and there can be no assurance that such funds will achieve comparable results, be able to avoid losses or be able to implement their investment strategies.

For information on our data processing practices, please read our privacy policy here.

For more information on the “Explanatory Documents for KPS Investors V, Ltd under Article 63-4(3) of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan” please click here.