Karsten Lampka


As Partner of Private Equity Investments, Karsten Lampka leads Circumference Group’s private investing practice.

Karsten brings to Circumference Group more than 25 years of investment banking and private equity experience. Over his distinguished career, Karsten has executed over $25 billion in M&A and private and public capital raising across the healthcare, technology, telecom, media and general industrial sectors.

Karsten most recently served as CEO of Tri-Private Capital, a family office based in Nashville. Prior to Tri-Private Capital, he spent over a decade at Avondale Partners, a boutique investment bank focused on the healthcare and technology industries, as a Managing Director and at various times served as Co-Head of their Investment Banking group and was on the firm’s Management Committee.

Before Avondale, Karsten held investment banking positions at Thomas Weisel Partners, UBS, Dillon Read and Stephens Inc. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

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