Kumber Husain

Head of Americas, Private Equity


Kumber Husain is Head of DWS Private Equity, Americas and joined in 2018. He has 15 years total experience, mainly in private equity, predominantly in secondaries. Kumber is a highly experienced transaction professional with over $1.5bn deployed across 25 separate secondaries and private market transactions. Kumber was formerly Portfolio Manager and Investment Committee member at Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, a leading global private market platform with over $12bn of assets under management, and a leader in the GP solutions market. He previously held the position of Senior Vice President at WP Global Partners, a $3 billion private markets platform focused on primaries, secondaries, and direct/co-investments. Prior to that he worked at Swiss Re in their corporate development group, assessing M&A opportunities, and opportunistic private equity investments and also played a leading role on executing a structured secondary sale of 40 legacy LP interests. He holds a BA from George Washington University and an MSc from London School of Economics.

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