David Kim is a Partner and Co Head of the Investor Relations team. He joined the firm in 2000 and is based in New York. He co-led fundraising from North and South America for Apax VIII, IX, X as well as Apax Digital and AMI. Prior to joining the Investor Relations team he was a Partner in the Retail & Consumer team.
Prior to joining Apax Partners, David was a Principal at Butler Capital Corporation and an artillery officer in the U.S. Army where he graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne, Ranger and Jungle Warfare schools. He is a combat veteran of Operation Just Cause.
David received a BS with Distinction from the United States Military Academy, West Point and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
David is also the Co-founder and CEO of the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation which provides college scholarships to military children who have lost a parent to combat or training.
David’s tenets are God, country, family. His mother passed on the faith that helped her raise two kids as single mother working three jobs. As the son of an immigrant and a family of veterans, he is grateful to be living the American dream. His wife and four kids are the centre of his world. David is a passionate believer in Apax – the strength of its values, the quality of its people and the merit of its strategy. David hopes to provide investors in the Apax Funds the highest quality of partnership.