Mr. Hazarika is a senior vice president with BB&T Capital Markets in the investment banking group focusing on the Food & Agribusiness and Retail & Consumer sectors. He has more than 15 years of investment banking and private equity investment experience and is a specialist in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and financings. He has participated in transactions ranging from growth equity financings to spinoffs of Fortune 500 divisions.
Previously, Mr. Hazarika was a director at Platinum Equity, an $11 billion global private equity firm, where he worked on middle market buyouts and portfolio operations in the US and Europe. His previous experience includes serving as a partner at Plainview Capital, a hedge fund focused on undervalued growth companies where he invested in consumer and retail companies. He worked at Morgan Stanley & Co., has board member and operating experience, and was the former COO/CFO of a venture-backed consumer products business.
Mr. Hazarika graduated with honors from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in economics.