The AUA Equity Team

Kyce Chihi

Kyce Chihi

Managing Director

Kyce Chihi is a Managing Director of AUA Private Equity Partners, LLC. Prior to establishing AUA Equity (and its predecessor firm), Mr. Chihi was an investment professional at an international family office. Previously, Mr. Chihi worked in Deutsche Bank’s Leveraged Finance Group in New York where he focused on institutional term loan and high yield underwritings across a variety of sectors. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Chihi worked at Thomas Weisel Partners in their Technology Investment Banking group where he advised companies on M&A and general corporate finance transactions.

Mr. Chihi currently serves on the board of directors of TruFood, Gourmet Culinary Holdings, Tijuana Flats Restaurants, Raymundos Food Group and Epic Baking Company. Previously he served on the board of directors of Indulge Desserts Holdings and Associated Foods Holdings. Mr. Chihi also sits on the J.E.D.I. Investor Resource Task Force board, a non-profit focused on building justice, equity, diversity and inclusion into the food ecosystem.

Mr. Chihi received his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.