Adam Forste, Managing Partner, Bay Grove
Mr. Forste is a co-Founder and Managing Partner of Bay Grove where he is active in all day-to-day activities of the firm and responsible for investment decisions. He is co-chairman of the board of Lineage Logistics, the largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics company globally. Mr. Forste serves on the board of the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) and ndustrial.io, a SAAS-based energy management company.
Prior to founding Bay Grove, Mr. Forste worked at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (“KKR”), one of the world’s oldest and most experienced global private equity firms. While at KKR, he executed power-related transactions valued over $7.7 billion and evaluated deals in the energy, retail, and consumer industries. Mr. Forste began his career with Morgan Stanley in its investment banking groups, both in New York and San Francisco, where he focused on M&A and covering financial sponsors. Mr. Forste is a Fulbright Fellow and a graduate of Dartmouth College.