Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services / alternative asset management industry. A strong business development professional with a network of global relationships and almost three decades of experience in investment management across US, Europe, Middle East and Asia and across all alternative asset classes including private equity, real estate, credit and liquid alternatives.
Rishi Kapoor is Investcorp’s Co-Chief Executive Officer. He oversees the Firm’s Private Equity businesses in North America and India, as well as the Real Estate, Credit Management, Absolute Returns and Strategic Capital businesses globally, including chairing the respective investment committees for these businesses. Rishi also jointly oversees the Firm’s global investor relationship management activities.
Prior to his appointment as Co-CEO, Rishi had held several leadership positions within Investcorp including as Chief Financial Officer between 2003 and 2015. He joined Investcorp from Citigroup in 1992.
Rishi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Rishi is a member of Duke University’s Middle East regional advisory board. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for National Bank of Bahrain, Gulf Air Group, Bahrain Airport Company and Gulf Aviation Academy.
In 2019, Rishi was recognized by Forbes Middle East as one of the top 10 Indian executives making an impact in the Middle East, and Top CEO Middle East recognized Rishi as one of the top CEOs in the GCC financial services and investment sector.
Co-Chief Executive Officer