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 Vinnakota is a Managing Director on the H.I.G. Advantage team based in New York. 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 20 years of experience investing in and advising middle-market companies. Rahul is focused on industrial services, distribution, industrial technology, and light manufacturing sectors.

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

Rahul received his B.A., with honors, in Economics 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.