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Jim Momtazee

Firm Name:

Patient Square Capital


Founder & Managing Partner





Private Equity


United States


B.A. with Distinction, Stanford University; M.B.A, Arjay Miller Scholar, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Jim Momtazee

Jim Momtazee is the Founder and Managing Partner of Patient Square Capital, a healthcare investment firm based in Menlo Park, California. Mr. Momtazee formerly led KKR’s Americas Health Care Team for over 10 years.

Patient Square Capital invests in biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and the digital and consumer health sectors.

Mr. Momtazee has 24 years of investment and acquisition experience, the vast majority of which was focused on the health care sector. Prior to Patient Square, he spent over twenty-one years at KKR. He helped establish the firm’s health care industry group in 2001 and was the Head of the Americas Health Care Team for over ten years.

Mr. Momtazee was additionally a member of the Americas Private Equity Committee beginning in 2013 and was Chairman of both the Health Care Strategic Growth and Health Care Royalty & Income Investment Committees.

Among the major health care investments made during Mr. Momtazee’s tenure at KKR was Jazz Pharmaceuticals (2004); HCA (2006), a $33 billion transaction which at the time was the largest cash buyout in history; PRA Health Sciences (2013); and BridgeBio Pharma (2016).
Earlier in his career, Mr. Momtazee was one of three executives who moved to London to launch KKR’s European investing operations and also spent several months helping launch Accel-KKR, a software and technology-enabled services investment firm. Prior to KKR, Mr. Momtazee worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and was involved in a broad range of merchant banking, M&A, debt, equity and restructuring transactions.
Mr. Momtazee currently serves on the Boards of Directors of BridgeBio, PRA Health Sciences (lead independent director), and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association. He previously served on the Boards of Directors of Ajax Health, Alliance Imaging, Arbor Pharmaceuticals, BrightSpring Health Services, Covenant Surgical Partners, EchoNous, Entellus Medical, Envision Healthcare, Global Medical Response, HCA, Heartland Dental, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Lake Region Medical, and Spirox.
Mr. Momtazee received a B.A. with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, from Stanford University and an M.B.A., Arjay Miller Scholar, from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

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