GrowthCurve Capital Announces Promotions and New Hires
GrowthCurve Capital is pleased to announce multiple promotions and recent new hires.
New York, January 19, 2023 – GrowthCurve Capital, LP (“GCC”), a middle market control-oriented private equity firm that integrates AI, technology and human capital to create long-term value primarily across financial and information services, healthcare, and technology sectors, is pleased to announce multiple promotions and recent new hires.
The following promotions are effective immediately:
Magnus Helgason, who joined the firm as a Principal in May 2021, has been promoted to Managing Director. Prior to GCC, Magnus was a Vice President in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, where he focused on Financial & Information Services investing, and previously worked at Landsbankinn, where he played a key role in restructuring the bank following the global financial crisis.
Evan Fierstein, who joined the firm as a Senior Associate in July 2021 after graduating from Harvard Business School, has been promoted to Vice President. Prior to GCC, Evan was an Investment Associate at L Catterton and an Investment Banking Analyst at Perella Weinberg Partners.
Arnab Khasnobis, who joined the firm as an Associate in February 2021, has been promoted to Senior Associate. Prior to GCC, Arnab was a Senior Associate at Gotham Consulting Partners and an Associate in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.
We are pleased to introduce the following new team members:
Scott Wong joined the firm in November 2022 as Managing Director of AI and Data Science. Prior to GCC, Scott was the Vice President of Science and Machine Learning for SiriusXM and Pandora, where he led the integration and evolution of Pandora and SiriusXM's personalization systems. Before SiriusXM, Scott led machine intelligence research and development for Human Dx, a worldwide effort of 100,000+ clinicians and 500+ institutions to build a system that maps the best course to help patients everywhere. Scott started his career as an investor at Blackstone’s Private Equity Group.
Quyen Tran joined the firm in January 2023 as Principal – Capital Formation and Investor Relations. Prior to GCC, Quyen was the Head of Capital Development at Redesign Health, a healthcare venture capital firm. Before that, Quyen was Director of Investor Relations at Two Sigma where she helped to lead fundraising and investor relations for their private investment activities. Quyen also previously served in leadership roles focused on fundraising, strategic business development, product strategy and investor relations at Perella Weinberg Partners, Och-Ziff Capital Management and Highbridge Capital Management.
Alex Kent joined the firm in January 2023 as an Investment Associate. Prior to GCC, Alex was an Associate at Warburg Pincus in their Financial Services Group. Previously, Alex was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in their Global Natural Resources group. Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics from Columbia University.
Please join us in congratulating Magnus, Evan and Arnab on their promotions, and welcoming Scott, Quyen and Alex to our growing team. “We are excited to kick off 2023 with the recognition of significant contributions from existing team members, and the addition of new exceptional individuals to our diverse team. We believe they will collectively help us continue to find and execute on new investment opportunities, accelerate growth of our existing portfolio companies, and help GrowthCurve become a leading innovator in private equity,” said Sumit Rajpal, CEO and Founder of GrowthCurve Capital.
About GrowthCurve Capital
GrowthCurve Capital is a private equity firm focused on building world-class businesses by leveraging data, analytics, and machine learning, combined with a comprehensive approach to human capital, to accelerate growth and drive value creation. Founded by Sumit Rajpal, former Global Co-Head of the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, the firm focuses on control-oriented private equity investments primarily across the financial and information services, healthcare, and technology sectors. For more information, please visit www.GrowthCurveCapital.com and follow the firm on LinkedIn.