Managing Partner: Stephen Bookbinder
Strategy Focus: Private Equity and Direct Deals
Geographic Coverage: North America and Europe
Stephen Bookbinder | Managing Partner
Stephen Bookbinder is the Managing Partner and Founder of Kayak Kapital, LLC. Mr. Bookbinder specializes in capital raising, business development, and strategic consulting for emerging and growth companies in transformational businesses. In addition, he works with emerging managers who offer a unique value proposition.
Spanning his career, Mr. Bookbinder has forged senior relationships in the global financial community. He leverages these relationships to the benefit of his clients. Prior to launching Kayak Kapital, Mr. Bookbinder was a Managing Director with Chatsworth Securities, an investment banking firm in Greenwich CT. With over 35 years’ experience in global financial markets, Mr. Bookbinder has held senior positions that included: Bloomberg Financial Markets, where he co-founded and lead Bloomberg Tradebook into the global leader in electronic trading. Mr. Bookbinder has held notable positions which includes: Investment Banker with Bear Stearns, Global Head of Sales with Cantor Fitzgerald and Principal with GreenCrest Capital, which was acquired by Knight Capital Markets.
Mr. Bookbinder has been a senior consultant and advisor to many companies and has been a frequent speaker at financial industry events. Mr. Bookbinder works with his clients to expand their geographical footprint, build go-to markets strategies, and drive revenue growth.
Mr. Bookbinder holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Baruch College and a Master of Science Degree in Finance from the Zicklin School. He currently holds a Series 7 and Series 63 registration with FINRA.