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Michael Nichols

Vice President, Capital Markets

Michael joined Kelso in 2016. He is focused on the firm’s capital markets activities, including acquisition financing for new investments and capital structure optimization for existing portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Kelso, Michael was a Vice President in the Leveraged Finance group at Goldman Sachs where he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing leveraged loan and high yield bond financings. Previously, Michael held capital markets roles at RoundPoint Capital Group and Banc of America Securities.

Michael earned an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management in 2012 and received a B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2004.