Rahul Vinnakota Managing Director

  • StrategyPrivate Equity
  • LocationNew York
  • EducationDuke University
    M.B.A.,Harvard Business School
  • Prior ExperienceTailwind Capital
    First Atlantic Capital
    J.P. Morgan
    Brown Brothers Harriman

Rahul is a Managing Director in H.I.G. Capital’s New York office. He is responsible for all aspects of the investment process including origination, transaction structuring, financing, and execution of post-closing growth strategies.

Rahul has almost twenty years of experience investing in and advising middle market companies. Rahul is focused on industrial services, distribution, industrial technology and light manufacturing sectors. He sits on the board of a number of H.I.G. portfolio companies.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Rahul worked in middle private equity as a Principal with Tailwind Capital and a Senior Associate with First Atlantic Capital. Rahul began his career in middle market mergers and acquisitions with J.P. Morgan and Brown Brothers Harriman.

Rahul received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Duke University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Board of Advisors for The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke.

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