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Executive Director | 21 years industry experience
Executive Director 21 years industry experience
Venu Rathi has been an Executive Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management since October 2019. Mr. Rathi currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Morgan Stanley Direct Lending business.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Rathi held various senior positions at The Carlyle Group from September 2014 to October 2019, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of its Global Credit platform. In addition, Mr. Rathi served as chief financial officer from April 2015 to March 2018 and treasurer from April 2015 to September 2019 of TCG BDC, Inc., a publicly-traded BDC advised by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group. Mr. Rathi also served as chief financial officer and treasurer of TCG BDC II, Inc., a non-traded BDC advised by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group, from April 2017 to March 2018 and from April 2017 to September 2019, respectively. In addition, prior to its acquisition by TCG BDC, Inc. in June 2017, Mr. Rathi served as chief financial officer and treasurer to NF Investment Corp., a non-traded BDC advised by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group, beginning in April 2015. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2014, Mr. Rathi worked within the financial services assurance practice of Ernst & Young LLP and its affiliates since 2004.
Mr. Rathi has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from MDS University, India. He is a New York State Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Accountant.
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