Kevin Chen

Kevin is a Principal at Strand Equity. Previously, Kevin worked in private equity at Leonard Green & Partners in Los Angeles from 2014 to 2017. At Leonard Green, Kevin was actively involved with Leonard Green’s investments in Authentic Brands Group (“ABG”), Aspen Dental, ExamWorks, Signet Jewelers, U.S. Renal Care and United States Infrastructure Corporation. In addition, Kevin helped lead ABG’s acquisitions of Jones New York, Tretorn, Frederick’s of Hollywood, Aeropostale and Frye, in addition to ABG’s acquisitions of the Shaquille O’Neal, Dr. J, Thalia and Greg Norman brands.

Prior to Leonard Green, Kevin worked in the Consumer Retail Group at Barclays in New York from 2012 to 2014.

Kevin graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Harvard College.