John G. Quigley is a longtime principal investor. As a founder and managing partner of Nassau Capital, established in the mid-90s as the sole manager of the Princeton endowment’s alternative assets, Mr. Quigley has invested across the spectrum of private equity, venture capital, real estate and energy, both in funds and directly.
Mr. Quigley began his career as an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis. He was a partner of one of the pioneering leveraged buyout investment firms during the 1980s. After a brief academic sabbatical, he was co-founder of the merchant banking arm of a major international bank. Mr. Quigley has served as a director of companies in a wide range of industries, and as an advisory board member of several private equity funds. He presently runs Kewco, LLC, a multi-strategy investment firm.
Mr. Quigley is a graduate of Georgetown (A.B., summa cum laude, 1976), Stanford (J.D. and M.B.A., 1980) and Columbia (M.Phil., 1992). He has previously taught courses on entrepreneurial finance, private equity and venture capital. He is a member of the Stanford Law School Dean’s Advisory Council and a Trustee of the Woodstock Theological Center.