Paul Cohn

Managing Partner

Paul is a successful private equity professional with over thirty  years of experience.  Paul has worked in all facets of private equity and venture capital as a secondary investor, limited partnership investor, co-investor, direct investor and leveraged buyout lender.


Prior to founding Tail End Capital Partners, was a Managing Director and a member of the Investment Committee of Fort Washington Capital Partners (“FWCP”).  FWCP manages more than $3.8 billion in private equity commitments across more than a dozen funds with three exclusively focused on secondary investing. 


Prior to leaving FWCP in 2018, Paul led all efforts focused on investments in GP-led Secondaries, including deal sourcing, deal execution and post investment management.  Paul was on the boards or advisory boards of nine Secondary related investments.  Additionally, while at FWCP, Paul served on the board of advisors of eleven additional private equity limited partnerships.


Previously, Paul founded and managed a boutique investment consulting organization called Navigation Capital Partners.  Earlier in his career, Paul was a Partner with Mellon Ventures, Mellon Bank’s private equity affiliate.  Paul was a founding team member and by the time he left, Mellon Ventures had $1.3 billion invested and committed to over 100 portfolio companies and over 70 funds.  Paul started his career and was an Investment Manager at Westinghouse Credit Corporation acting as a lender into leveraged buyouts.

Paul Cohn