Partner, Co-Head Credit
Umesh Mahajan joined Silver Spike’s investment team in July 2021. Umesh has a 28-year career in various middle-market, credit, and special situations investing. Prior to Silver Spike, he was a Managing Director for four years at Ascribe Capital, a credit fund focused on value investing in middle market companies. From September 2003 to August 2016, he worked at Merrill Lynch and Bank of America in various roles in their Global Markets and Investment Banking divisions in New York. Umesh specialized in credit and special situation investing, as a Managing Director in the Global Credit and Special Situations group at Bank of America Securities and as a Vice President at Principal Credit Group at Merrill Lynch; he also worked in Merrill Lynch’s energy and power investment banking group for 2 years. From 1994 to 2001, Umesh worked in J.P. Morgan’s investment banking team in Asia. He holds a Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA Institute.