Justin Mirro is the Founder and President of Kensington Capital Partners LLC, which was formed in 1999. In 2015, Justin left his career in investment banking to fully dedicate himself to Kensington Capital and invest in companies that can benefit from his best practices in structuring, financing, operating and corporate governance. Justin also brings to his companies a vast personal network of industry leaders throughout the automotive supply chain.
Prior to 2015, Justin spent almost 20 years as an automotive investment banker for various global banks including The Royal Bank of Canada, Jefferies & Company, Moelis & Company and Salomon Smith Barney. Justin has advised on over $30 billion of M&A, debt, equity and restructuring transactions for automotive assemblers, suppliers, the aftermarket and dealerships.
Clients have included Accubuilt, American Axle, Aston Martin, Chrysler, Delphi, Federal-Mogul, Fiat, Ford, General Motors, GenTek, Grakon, Grede, GST Autoleather, Holley, JAC Products, Johnson Controls, Key Plastics, Lear, Magna, MasterCraft, Meritor, Metaldyne, MSX, Penske, Sonic Automotive, Stackpole, Takata, Thule, Thyssen Krupp, Toyota, TriMas, Waupaca, Wolverine and ZF.
Prior to investment banking, Justin worked as an automotive engineer - first at General Motors in Detroit and then at Toyota Motor Corp in Japan. Justin holds a patent for an adjustable stabilizer bar used on the Land Cruiser SUV.