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Karthik Bhavaraju

Senior Director


Karthik Bhavaraju has more than 15 years of operating, investing and advisory experience across a variety of industries, including technology, utilities, gaming, industrials, insurance and financial services. He has played a key role in Goldin engagements, including Platinum Partners, Energy Future Holdings, Fletcher International, Caesars, Patriot Coal, Pulse Electronics, Syncora Guarantee, City of Harrisburg, MBIA, Qimonda and Glasstech.  Karthik has served as a testimonial witness on valuation-related issues.  

Originally an engineer by training, Karthik joined Goldin from Primus Asset Management, an alternative investment firm focused on derivative investments in corporate and asset-backed credit. He analyzed companies in multiple sectors, including financial services, retail, forest products, homebuilding and energy.

Prior to Primus, Karthik was an Associate Vice President at the National City Bank, where he helped manage a $20 billion subprime mortgage portfolio, evaluated bank acquisition opportunities and leveraged finance investments for the bank’s proprietary portfolio, and researched and helped execute options trading strategies for the wealth management group.


M.B.A., University of Chicago

M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa

B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai