Tagar Olson is a Founder of Integrum and member of the Investment Committee.
Tagar leads the Firm’s investing efforts and currently serves on the boards of two Integrum portfolio companies, including MerchantE and USI.
Tagar has over twenty years of investment and acquisition experience, most recently during an 18-year career at KKR, where he was involved in numerous transactions valued at more than $50 billion in the aggregate.
Tagar joined KKR in 2002 and was promoted to lead the Financial Services Team for the Americas Private Equity platform in 2011. At KKR, he participated as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Portfolio Management Committee within its Americas Private Equity business. He also served as a member of KKR’s Inclusion & Diversity Committee and its Investments, Markets and Distribution Committee, which was KKR’s most senior governance body.
During his time leading KKR’s Financial Services practice, KKR was one of the most active private equity acquirers of large financial services and business services companies. Tagar was involved in KKR investments, including Alliant Insurance Services, First Data (now Fiserv), Focus Financial, Mr. Cooper, Latitude Financial Services, Nephila, PURE, Resolution, Sedgwick and USI Insurance Services.
Tagar also led KKR’s Hospitality & Leisure sector, where he was involved with KKR’s investments in Apple Leisure Group, KSL Recreation, Hotel del Coronado and La Costa Resort & Spa.
Prior to joining KKR, Tagar was with Evercore Partners, where he was involved in a number of private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Tagar is co-founder of the DHPS Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to the research and treatment of rare genetic diseases. He holds a B.S. and B.A.S., summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.