Rajesh Senapati joined HarbourVest in 2005 as an associate focused on secondary investments. He left the Firm to attend business school and rejoined HarbourVest in 2010 after receiving his MBA. Raj focuses on global secondary investments purchased through both traditional and more complex transactions. He played a lead role in HarbourVest-managed funds’ 2011 acquisition of Absolute Private Equity, a listed investment company, as well as the 2012 acquisition of the investment portfolio of Conversus Capital, a Euronext listed investment company.
In addition to his time at HarbourVest, Raj’s prior experience includes working for Castanea Partners, a private equity firm targeting investments in the consumer, publishing, and information service sectors. He also worked at J.P. Morgan in Chicago as an investment banking analyst in the diversified industrials group.
Raj received a BA (cum laude) in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2003 and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2010.