New Mountain's private equity strategy seeks to acquire the highest quality leaders in carefully selected growth industries.
New Mountain Vantage Advisers, LLC ("Vantage") holds non-control positions in the U.S. public equity market.
New Mountain’s credit strategy applies the firm’s “defensive growth” industry approach to the debt portion of the capital structure.
John R. Kline
Managing Director

John Kline, Managing Director, joined New Mountain Capital in 2008. Mr. Kline is primarily dedicated to New Mountain’s Credit Business where he serves as a Portfolio Manager.  Mr. Kline serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of New Mountain Finance Corporation (Ticker: NMFC). Prior to joining New Mountain, he worked at GSC Group from 2001 to 2008 as an Investment Analyst and Trader for GSC’s control distressed and corporate credit funds. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Kline was with Goldman where he worked in the Credit Risk Management and Advisory Group. Mr. Kline currently sits on the board of Unitek Global Services, a current NMFC portfolio company.

Mr. Kline graduated from Dartmouth College, with an A.B. degree in History in 1999.

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