First-timer GrowthCurve Capital hires ex-Perella Weingberg exec Susan Soh to lead IR

Soh worked on capital development at Two Sigma, before which she worked at Perella Weinberg Partners, where she was a founding partner of its asset management business.

First-time fund GrowthCurve Capital hired Susan Soh, a former executive at Two Sigma, to lead investor relations and capital formation. Soh worked on capital development at Two Sigma, before which she worked at Perella Weinberg Partners, where she was a founding partner of its asset management business. She also worked at Highbridge Capital Management, Lightyear Capital and Bearn Stearns Merchant Banking.

Press Release

GrowthCurve Capital, a control-oriented private equity firm that applies technology, AI, and human capital to create long-term value primarily across the financial and information services, healthcare, and technology sectors, announced today that Susan Soh has joined as a founding member of the firm and Chief of Capital Formation and Investor Relations.

Ms. Soh brings over 25 years of investment industry expertise and extensive global investor relationships. Her successful track record includes growing businesses and spearheading strategic and capital development efforts at Two Sigma, Perella Weinberg, Highbridge Capital Management, Lightyear Capital, and Bear Stearns Merchant Banking.

Most recently, Ms. Soh was Chief of Strategy and Capital Development for the private investment activities of Two Sigma, where she led marketing, strategy, and new business development on a global basis. Prior to that, Ms. Soh was a founding partner of Perella Weinberg Partner’s asset management business where, as Global Head of Marketing and Client Services, she led marketing and client services and strategic business development. She was responsible for sourcing new managers in hedge funds, private equity, private credit, real assets, and an outsourced CIO business with an ESG focus.

Sumit Rajpal, CEO and Founder of GrowthCurve Capital, stated, “We are delighted to add Susan to our diverse and talented team. On top of her extensive global investor relationships and strategic experience building businesses across various investment strategies, she is a widely respected thought leader with extensive knowledge of the alternative investment space. With Susan’s energy and insight, we look forward to working with highly sophisticated partners and investors around the world to build an innovative new platform for private equity investing.”

“As the private equity marketplace continues to attract substantial amounts of capital, successful investors must innovate and adapt to deliver sustainable returns. I see a tremendous opportunity to build a differentiated investment firm that harnesses data science, machine learning, human capital, and digital transformation to drive growth and create long-term value in portfolio companies,” said Ms. Soh. “GrowthCurve is a pioneer in the private equity space, and I am thrilled by the opportunity to partner with Sumit and the world-class team he has brought together at GrowthCurve Capital.”

Ms. Soh holds a B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, from Yale and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences discussing private investment strategies, investment trends, and outlook as well as topics on ESG, Diversity and Inclusion, and Women in Investing. Ms. Soh is an active board member of AAAIM (Association of Asian American Investment Managers), a founding member of AIF Global’s Women’s Investment Forum Steering Committee, and a member of the Private Equity Women’s Investment Network (PEWIN). She was the recipient of the AIF Women Investor Trailblazer Award in 2020 and “Best Investor Relations Team 2012” Award by Hedge Funds Review.

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.