Timur Akazhanov Managing Director

  • StrategyPrivate Equity
  • LocationNew York
  • EducationA.B., Harvard College
    M.B.A., Harvard Business School
  • Prior ExperienceBlackstone
    Bain Capital
    McKinsey & Company

Timur is a Managing Director in H.I.G. Capital’s Advantage Fund and is based in the New York office, where he focuses on investing in Technology, Media and Telecom sectors.

Timur has more than a decade of experience in private equity in a broad range of industries, including services, education, industrials, media and healthcare. Prior to joining Advantage, Timur was a Managing Director at Blackstone, focusing on industrials, education and service businesses. Prior to Blackstone, Timur spent four years at Bain Capital and two years at McKinsey and Company.

Timur earned his MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker and a Ford scholar, and an AB in Economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College.