John G. Quigley is a longtime principal investor. He has invested across the spectrum of private equity, venture capital, real estate and energy, both directly and through funds. He today heads Kewco, LLC, a multi-strategy investment firm.
Mr. Quigley was a founder and managing partner of Nassau Capital, the independent firm established in the mid-90s as the sole manager of the Princeton endowment’s alternative assets. He had been 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 began his career as an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago. He has served as a director of companies in a wide range of industries, and as an advisory board member of several private equity funds.
Mr. Quigley is a graduate of Georgetown (A.B., summa cum laude), Stanford (J.D. and M.B.A.) and Columbia (M.Phil.). He has previously taught private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurial finance courses at Columbia, Princeton and NYU. He is a member of the Stanford Law School Dean’s Advisory Council.