Rajal Upadhyaya

Managing Director at Catalyst Principal Partners LLC

Rajal Upadhyaya

Rajal Upadhyaya

Managing Director at Catalyst Principal Partners LLC

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Rajal has over 14 years of management consulting, corporate finance, operations and business development experience. His expertise includes strategy, performance improvements/ value creation, M & A, due diligence and business development. Rajal was previously the Business Development Director for Africa at Diageo and also led a number of strategy, financial advisory and investment transactions spanning a wide range of sectors and deal sizes across Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe. Rajal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Strategy from the London Business School. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

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Chief Executive Officer at Catalyst Principal Partners LLC

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Partner at Abraaj Capital Ltd.

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Managing Director at Catalyst Principal Partners LLC

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Chairman at Lava Mayfair Club Ltd.

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Former Managing Director at East African Breweries Ltd.

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Former Finance Director at Bamburi Cement Co. Ltd.

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Non-Executive Chairman, Investment Committee at VGF Advisers (UK) LLP

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Former Chief Investment Officer at International Finance Corp.

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Financial Manager at Catalyst Principal Partners LLC

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Financial Controller at Catalyst Principal Partners LLC

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M.B.A Unknown
Class of 2006

London Business School (LBS) is an international business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London, located in central London, England, United Kingdom, beside Regent's Park. It was established in 1964, after the Franks Report recommended the establishment of two business schools, as part of existing universities (London Business School and Manchester Business School), but with considerable autonomy.

B.A Economics
Class of 1997

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

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Managing Director
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Catalyst provides strategic and operational input to its investee companies. The firm specializes in strategic equity investments in growing regional businesses and also actively pursues replacement capital investments that provide partial or full exits for existing shareholders seeking liquidity or considering shifts in the business strategies.They actively manage their portfolio to build value and generate superior returns over the investment horizon by designing investment structures and incentives that align dynamic management teams with investors’ objectives, driving performance and proactive portfolio management, strengthening management and operational capabilities, leveraging its regional and international network of industry experts and specialist resources and enhancing the governance environment.They partner with extensive global network of credible co-investors, industry experts and management resources to add significant value to the investments.

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