Vivek Kumar


Vivek is a Partner based in London, and sits on all the Corporate Private Equity investment committees.

Prior to joining Five Arrows in 2010, Vivek was a member of the private equity team at Permira Advisers, where he specialised in the Telecom/Media/Technology sectors. Vivek previously worked with Silver Point Capital, a leading global distressed debt hedge fund. Here, he was involved in making special situations and structured credit investments across Europe, with a specific focus on the Technology and Business Services sectors.

Vivek started his career at Goldman Sachs, and worked in both the New York and London offices. He spent time in the distressed, restructuring and leveraged finance teams.

Vivek currently sits on the boards of Alpina Group (formerly Voogd & Voogd / Heilbron Groep), Causeway, Juvare, Mintec, n2y, RLDatix, and Solifi (formerly White Clarke Group). Prior board appointments include Autodata, Karnov Group, Kisimul and Pirum.

Vivek received an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He holds undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Rochester where he was a Joseph Wilson Scholar.

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