Leeds Equity was founded in 1993 by Jeffrey Leeds and Robert Bernstein.  Our professionals are among the most seasoned investors working in the Knowledge Sector today.  Our team has combined experience of over 150 years and has led more than 50 transactions across 30 investment platforms.

Our advisory board includes recognized leaders in education, business and public service.  Past and current advisors include two former U.S. Secretaries of Education, a former White House Chief of Staff and several senior executives from Knowledge Sector companies.  Board members are regularly consulted for their education, operational, political and regulatory expertise.  Their skills and acumen expand our global reach.  The firm also maintains strong relationships with executives, policymakers and thought leaders across the Knowledge Sector.  We leverage this extensive network of relationships to anticipate near-term opportunities and long-term trends and to maximize the long-term growth and prospects of our portfolio of investments.