About Ken Epstein
Ken is a principal with NewCap Partners & brings 20+years of investment banking & venture management experience, including P&L responsibility for both major business units and startups. His diverse client base includes private & family-owned businesses, strategic equity investors, large corporate venture funds, & material, high-tech & life science firms. Ken’s transaction experience encompasses selling & buying companies, negotiating global marketing & production alliances & joint ventures (JVs), as well as providing advisory services for strategic planning, acquisition & valuation. With an extensive background in materials (ceramics, chemicals, metals, nanotechnology, plastics), Ken also advises clients aggressively seeking expansion opportunities into new material markets (e.g. pharmaceutical, aerospace, semiconductor, energy, etc.) on acquisition candidates as well as small companies seeking larger global partners or exit strategies.
Ken started his global, multi-functional career with the Dow Chemical Company. He spent the majority of his Dow career ( US , Singapore , Brazil ) in Dow’s Corporate Venture Group working with high tech & materials global companies & technologies. He also started businesses, bought and sold small companies, & negotiated a variety of JVs & strategic alliances in North America, Europe, & Asia . Ken has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island & an MBA in International Finance from the University of Michigan.