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 private equity 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 Swiss SIX 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 consumer focused private equity firm. He also previously worked in the Chicago office of J.P. Morgan as an investment banking analyst in the diversified industrials group.
Raj received a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2003 and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2010.