Bharath Srikrishnan

Founder and Managing Partner, BharCap Partners

Bharath Srikrishnan is the founder and managing partner of BharCap Partners, a private investment firm focused on the financial services industry. He is also a board member of Fair Square Financial Holdings, TRIA Capital Partners, and United PanAm Financial Corp. Srikrishnan formerly served as chairman of WhiteStar Asset Management and as a board member of Trinitas Capital Management and MidCap Financial.

Srikrishnan has 21 years of financial services investment, operating, and advisory experience. Prior to forming BharCap, he spent five years as a partner on the financial services investment team of Pine Brook Road Advisors and was a member of its Investment Committee. Before joining Pine Brook, he was a managing director at Five Mile Capital Partners, where he led the firm’s financial services investment activities. Srikrishnan previously was a principal on Lee Equity Partners’ financial services investment team and was a co-founder and managing director of NewStar Financial, a private equity-backed, middle-market commercial finance company. Srikrishnan began his career as an analyst in the Financial Institutions Group of Salomon Smith Barney and as an associate with Capital Z Financial Services Partners.

Srikrishnan holds a B.S. from Boston College in finance, operations, and strategic management, cum laude. He is a board member of the US Wrestling Foundation and the YMCA of Greenwich, Conn.