Accordion Partners expands with two senior hires

Accordion Partners has appointed Suneel Kaji as managing director and Srin Subra as vice president. Accordion is a New York-based private equity consulting firm.

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Accordion Partners, the New York based private equity consulting firm, announced today that it has appointed Suneel Kaji as Managing Director and Srin Subra as Vice President.

Suneel brings 15 years of experience in control and minority private investing to Accordion. In this role, he will be focused on developing new relationships with private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Most recently, Suneel was a Senior Portfolio Manager of Private Investments at The Rohatyn Group/TRG Management LP, where he managed the non-real estate private investment activity in private equity and special situations private credit in the U.S. and Pacific Rim.

Prior to The Rohatyn Group/TRG Management LP, Suneel was a Managing Director at GEM Group, focused on mid-cap control U.S. transactions, and structured minority equity and hybrid credit transactions in the MENA region and Asia. His prior experience includes Crown Capital Group, DLJ and Salomon Brothers, and his expertise spans the energy, chemical & resources, building products, and discretionary consumer sectors. Suneel earned his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Srin will focus on client execution, leading project teams with the goal of driving value for Accordion’s clients. He brings experience in private equity, investment banking, corporate finance, and operational improvements to this role. Previously, Srin was a Vice President at iQor, a $400mm business-services portfolio company of Guggenheim Partners, where he worked closely on a restructuring that helped turn around the firm.

Prior to iQor, Srin was an Investment Analyst at Soros Fund Management, where he worked on the India team and supported fundraising and investment sourcing efforts across a variety of industries. He began his career as an Analyst with Bear Stearns, and earned his MBA from the University of Chicago after graduating from Rutgers University.

“Suneel and Srin bring a multi-functional set of experiences to Accordion. Their expertise across sectors, both in the U.S. and internationally, will be a true value-add for our clients,” said Nick Leopard, founder and CEO of Accordion Partners. “As we continue to invest in senior leadership at Accordion, driving industry best practices
is our top priority.”

About Accordion Partners:
Accordion Partners is a unique financial consulting firm that middle market companies trust to drive superior strategic decision making, execute key operational & financial initiatives, and support leadership to enhance enterprise value.

Comprised of seasoned financial professionals and executives with extensive private equity and consulting experience, Accordion brings deep technical skills, unbelievable drive, and critical thinking to serve the office of the CFO.

Accordion’s mission is to drive value for private equity firms and their investments through a thoughtful, integrated and measured approach. Working alongside management, we provide the precise functional and industry experience required at any stage of a project.

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