Passionate about global emerging markets, entrepreneurship, family enterprises, private markets. Specialized in private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Global traveler. Sports fan.
Rahul is an Associate Partner for Mergers and Acquisitions, based in Ernst & Young - South Africa. In this role, he covers mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital across sub Saharan Africa. His clients include corporations, privately held family businesses and private equity funds.
He has helped create a sustainable M&A business in the region since its inception. He has deep experience in the consumer, industrials, technology and financial services sectors, and has led several transactions, including global cross-border transactions. He has established a strong track record of successfully concluded transactions in the last few years.
Previously, Rahul worked for global US-based private equity funds, as well as a multi-family office private equity fund focused on India where he was responsible for investing and deploying capital across high growth sectors and in private companies. He was also responsible for overseeing the growth of investee companies and served on several company boards in this time, advising on strategy and growth. He started his career in M&A with Ernst & Young LLP in India.
Rahul has worked in emerging market’s private equity and M&A for the last 18 years. He studied finance at the London School of Economics, and commerce from the University of Delhi.