Nick Franklin

Senior Managing Director
Global Head of Private Equity

Nick joined Cain International in 2020 and is responsible for overseeing the operations and growth of the firm’s global private equity portfolio, which includes The St. James, Swingers Crazy Golf, Prezzo, Maslow's Group, The AllBright and Jiji.

Before joining Cain International, Nick spent 18 years at The Walt Disney Company, covering a wide range of senior leadership roles primarily within the company’s Parks, Resorts and Experiences division. Franklin’s His portfolio included global strategy, business and real estate development, a collection of global of theme parks and other hospitality operations, and the MyMagic+/Next Generation Experience guest experience transformation.

Immediately prior to Cain, Nick furthered his real estate, sports and hospitality expertise as President of the Kelly Slater Wave Company, where he focused on driving growth and development of the business globally. He has also previously served as EVP, Strategic Operations for KB Home, one of the largest homebuilders in the United States.

Nick holds a Bachelor of Arts in politics from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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