Aakash Patel is a Principal at Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC. The Blue Wolf Capital Funds are a family of private equity funds focused on transformational investments in middle market companies.
Mr. Patel joined Blue Wolf in 2013 and serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Wolf portfolio companies Colson Group, Novo Building Products, Edge Industrial Technologies, Mustang Extreme Environmental Services LLC and Petrosmith. He plays a leadership role in Blue Wolf’s investments in the niche manufacturing & distribution and energy services sectors.
Before joining Blue Wolf, Mr. Patel was a Vice President at Eos Partners, a New York-based private equity firm investing in middle market companies. While at Eos Partners, Mr. Patel focused on the firm’s investments in the consumer, food, and financial services sectors. From 2006-2008, Mr. Patel was an Associate at Thomas H. Lee Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, and prior to that, he was an Analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Global Transportation investment banking group.
Mr. Patel received a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. At NYU Stern, Mr. Patel served as President of both his sophomore and junior classes and as Vice President of the student body as a senior.