Investment Team
Nikhil J. Bhat

Managing Director

Nikhil is a Managing Director in Vestar’s Business Services group.  He currently serves as a director of Edward Don and an observer on the board of Quest Analytics.  Prior portfolio company involvement includes Institutional Shareholder Services.

Prior to Vestar, Nikhil worked on the Industrials team at Advent International, where he focused on private equity investments in the building products, capital equipment, and distribution sectors.  He began his career as a consultant at Bain & Company.  Nikhil holds a BS in Economics, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He earned his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he graduated with distinction as an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Originally from Troy, Michigan, Nikhil now lives in New York City with his fiancée.