New Mountain's private equity funds seek to acquire the highest quality leaders in carefully selected growth industries.
New Mountain Vantage Advisers, LLC ("Vantage") holds non-control positions in the U.S. public equity market.
New Mountain’s credit strategies apply the firm’s “defensive growth” industry approach to the debt portion of the capital structure.
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Raj J. Alva
Managing Director

Raj Alva, Managing Director, joined New Mountain in 2016. Mr. Alva has spent almost 25 years in Mergers and Acquisitions and Restructuring across a variety of industries. Prior to joining New Mountain, Mr. Alva worked with several family offices looking at investment opportunities in a broad range of industries from the environmental services sector to healthcare. From 2010 to 2015, Mr. Alva was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse. He was the Head of Financial Sponsors Mergers & Acquisitions and prior to that role, he was the Head of Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions for the firm. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2010, Mr. Alva was a Partner at Lazard where he spent more than 15 years doing financial advisory, restructuring and M&A work across various industries. Prior to his time at Lazard and graduate school, he worked in Mergers & Acquisitions at Kidder Peabody.

Mr. Alva has an undergraduate degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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