LONDON/CHICAGO – July 1, 2024 – Today, Baird Capital, the global private equity and venture capital arm of Baird, announced that Louise Kingston has been promoted to Partner.

Kingston joined Baird Capital in London as a Director in January 2022. She is part of the Global Portfolio Operations team focused on working with Baird Capital’s investment and management teams to design and deliver ambitious growth strategies that maximise value creation.

Kingston leads Baird Capital’s internal data projects, which involve synergizing reporting processes and managing data. She is directly involved with portfolio companies Aura, ecube and JMAN, as well as the recent exit of CAV Systems. Significantly, she also sourced the team’s 2023 investment in JMAN, an international commercially focused data consultancy that has recently expanded into the North American market. 

Louise has proven herself to be an indispensable member of the Baird Capital team . Her strong work ethic, relentless networking and client-centric approach have fit seamlessly into our firm’s culture. We look forward to our continued work together.

Dennis Hall, Partner and Global Head of Portfolio Management

Kingston has 20 years of relevant financial and private equity experience. Prior to Baird, she spent eight years at mid-market private equity firm Livingbridge where she was an Investment Director with responsibility for driving value creation strategies across a portfolio of investee companies. Kingston is a Chartered Accountant and holds a first-class Bachelor of Accounting and Finance degree from the University of Glasgow.   

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About Baird Capital

Baird Capital manages two investment platforms, Venture Capital and Global Private Equity, and invests in B2B technology & services-focused companies worldwide. Founded in 1989, the group focuses on investing in sub-sectors where it has deep institutional knowledge and leveraging global operating capabilities to support the operational and growth needs of partner companies. Baird Capital is the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. For more information, please visit

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For additional information, contact:

Rachel Berkowitz
Baird Public Relations