Adam Smith (New York) joined KKR in 2007 and is the Head of Capital Markets. He leads a team of executives that provide capital markets advice to clients globally across debt, equity and structured transactions. He was significantly involved in the structuring and initial formation of KKR Private Equity Investors and its subsequent merger with KKR to form a NYSE listed company. Mr. Smith holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.