Vivek Sachidanand is a Principal in the Direct Lending group, focusing on underwriting and portfolio management. He is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Sachidanand was a Vice President at Jefferies Finance, where he was responsible for the structuring, underwriting and execution of senior and junior debt financings primarily for sponsor-backed leveraged buyouts and mergers and acquisitions transactions. Prior to that, Mr. Sachidanand was a Credit Analyst at both Ivy Hill Asset Management and CIFC Asset Management, where he evaluated primary and secondary senior secured investment opportunities and managed a portfolio of investments across a variety of industries.
Mr. Sachidanand received his BA in political science from University of Michigan.