Suchit Kumar is a director in the Alternative Asset Advisory practice, based in New York. He leverages more than 16 years of valuation experience, providing an array of valuation services to hedge fund, private equity fund and corporate clients.
Suchit specializes in advising a wide range of alternative asset investors, including hedge funds, private equity funds, limited partner investors and corporations on valuing illiquid securities and establishing best practices and fair value policies and procedures.
Suchit is focused on execution valuations of illiquid securities for financial reporting purposes. The securities include U.S. and global debt instruments (such as revolvers, term loans, subordinated debt and mezzanine debt), partnership units, private equity and leveraged investments in industries, including health care, consumer products, finance companies, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, oil and gas and entertainment. Suchit has valued businesses as well as a wide range of debt and equity securities and intangible assets across numerous industries for various purposes, including mergers and acquisitions transactions, financial reporting, tax, restructuring and the administration of management compensation plans.
Prior to joining Kroll, Suchit served as a director at Stout Risius Ross, where he was responsible for development and execution of a variety of illiquid investments (as listed above). He was also responsible for business development initiatives and to help grow the portfolio valuation practice. Before Stout Risius Ross, Suchit held the title of senior vice president with Houlihan Lokey, responsible for the real estate and venture capital-related illiquid assets’ valuation for the portfolio valuation group. He also worked on the structured products markets including valuations of commercial mortgage‐backed securities (CMBS), Residential Mortgage-Backed Security (RMBS) and Collateralized debt obligations (CDOs). Additionally, he also worked on complex option valuations, including the Monte Carlo and binomial option pricing models.
Suchit received a Master of Engineering degree in financial engineering from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Engineering in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai.