Investment Team
Nikhil J. Bhat


Nikhil is a Principal in Vestar’s Business Services & Industrial Products group.  He currently serves as a director of Quest Analytics. He joined the firm in 2014 after completing business school.  Prior to business school, 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.