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Nishita Cummings

Managing Partner & Co-Head, Growth Capital

Nishita Cummings is a managing partner and co-head of Kayne Anderson’s growth capital strategies, responsible for identifying and analyzing investment opportunities, monitoring of portfolio companies, and deal execution.

Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2007, Cummings worked at Boston Avenue Capital, a value oriented activist hedge fund focused on micro-cap and small-cap public companies, focusing on investments in retail and apparel, medical technology, and software companies. Additionally, Cummings has held positions at LEK Consulting and the Wharton Small Business Development Center.

Cummings earned a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School and a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Current Investments

  • Circle Cardiovascular Imaging
  • CreatorIQ
  • Drivewyze
  • FaceFirst
  • FreightVerify
  • FreightWaves
  • GeoWealth
  • Ideas United
  • KlearNow
  • Knotch
  • Panzura
  • Think Research
  • Treez
  • Zafin
  • TeleMed2U

Past Investments

  • Andover Healthcare (exited: Milliken & Company)
  • Atlas RFID (exited: Hexagon)
  • Azalea Health (exited: LLR Partners)
  • Coldlight (exited: PTC)
  • Consero (exited: BV Investment Partners)
  • Conservice (exited: TA Associates)
  • Convercent (exited: OneTrust)
  • Cryptzone (exited: BC Partners)
  • DiCentral (exited: TrueCommerce)
  • Four Hands (exited: Dakota Pacific)
  • Fully Managed (exited: Telus)
  • LegalZoom (exited: Polaris, Kleiner Perkins, IVP)
  • Petris Technology (exited: Halliburton)
  • Rage Frameworks (exited: Genpact)
  • Riviera Partners (exited: Insight Partners)
  • rfXcel (exited: Antares Vision Group)
  • Simply Static (exited: Local.com)
  • Smarsh (exited: Quest Software)
  • StarMount (exited: Infor)
  • Wyse Metering Solutions (exited: Existing Investors)
  • You.i (exited: AT&T - WarnerMedia)