Kim Kardashian Expands Buyout Firm with Wall Street Talent

A dozen financial sector specialists were hired by Kim Kardashian's private equity firm, including a new chief operating officer who previously worked for Apollo Global Management Inc., a major alternative investing firm.

According to Jay Sammons, a 47-year-old former partner of Carlyle Group Inc., who launched SKKY Partners with Kardashian last year, the company currently has around a dozen workers and plans to have.

More than 15 by the end of this year. The firm has "an incredibly diverse team and dynamic culture," stressed 42-year-old Kardashian in an email statement. "We've made a lot of.

Headway in only a few months and are looking forward to seeing our first investments come to life," she added. There are two employees that identify as LGBTQ and there are six women on that team.

Kaitlin May, the new COO of the company, was formerly the head of global institutional management at Putnam Investments as well as Apollo.

Citigroup Inc., and Citigroup. As vice presidents, Zachary Litner, a former employee of Bain Capital, and Brittany Serafino, who joined from L Catterton, both joined.

With Kardashian and Sammons serving as co-managing partners and co-founders, SKKY is a Boston-based company that makes investments in consumer goods and the media sector.

While Kardashian first rose to fame as the star of the reality television series "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," she has since started a number of other companies, including the.

Underwear manufacturer Skims. Sammons, who has worked with Carlyle for 17 years, worked on ventures such as Beats by Dre, Philosophy Skincare, and Beautycounter.