Rahul Shukla



Managing Director

Rahul Shukla is a managing director and part of the Portfolio Valuations group in the Alternative Asset Advisory practice, based in the Boston office. He has over 15 years of experience in corporate finance, private equity and fixed income valuations, and transaction-related valuations across fund strategies, including mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds and fund of funds.

Prior to joining the firm, Rahul was at Wellington Management and responsible for building and leading the company’s private investment valuation group. In addition to hiring talent and leading the team over the years, he specialized in providing analytical guidance on fundamental analysis and enterprise valuation for early-, mid- and late-stage businesses across sectors with complex deal structures and multiple corporate events (financings, M&A, divestitures, bankruptcies).

Rahul was also a primary contributor to the firm’s policy and procedures around the analysis of private investments. He was also a key spokesman on valuation-related topics in communication with clients, fund boards, auditors and internal stakeholders consuming the complex equity analysis. He has spent considerable time with regulators on topics related to private equity valuation practices, policies and procedures.

Before joining Wellington Management, Rahul was an investment banker with Wachovia Securities in the Technology M&A group. He also has extensive experience with emerging themes like sustainability and environmental, social and governance, especially around valuation implications.

Rahul holds an MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He also holds an M.S. in chemical engineering from West Virginia University and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi.

Alternative Asset Advisory

Heightened regulatory concerns and vigilance, together with increased investor scrutiny, have led to increased demand for independent expert advice.

Portfolio Valuation

Kroll specializes in assisting clients with the valuation of alternative investments, specifically securities and positions for which there are no "active market" quotations.

Secondary Market Advisory Services

As the largest independent valuation advisory firm, Kroll brings extensive industry experience to the secondary market for alternative investments to address the transfer needs of general partners and limited partners.