J.R. Keeve is a member of the Barings Diversified Alternative Equity team and is responsible for the underwriting and monitoring of private equity funds and co-investments in North America. J.R. has worked in the industry since 2011. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, he was with Fidus Investment Advisors where he focused on the analysis, structuring and documentation of direct mezzanine and private equity co-investments. Prior to Fidus, he worked in an M&A advisory role at Edgeview Partners (now Piper Jaffray). J.R. holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.