Rishi Maheshwari


Rishi has 16 years of private equity and investment banking experience gained in the US, India and Middle East. Prior to his current role, he served as a Managing Director of The Abraaj Group’s deal execution team in South Asia. His responsibilities included investment strategy development, local relationship management (including regulators), deal sourcing & execution and portfolio monitoring (including board participation).

Prior to joining Abraaj, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs in New York & Chicago before moving to India as a part of Goldman’s start-up team. At Goldman Sachs, Mr. Maheshwari was a part of the Industrials Group and was involved in 10+ transactions, including sellside and buyside M&A’s, bank & bond financings and equity offerings. Additionally, he assisted the Executive Office in various capacities regarding India operations. Mr. Maheshwari holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Indiana University, Bloomington.