Vikrant Sawhney is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group and is based in New York. Mr. Sawhney leads the Private Equity Group's capital markets activities and also works closely with GSO, Advisory & Restructuring Group and various other parts of the firm on credit-related matters.
Before joining Blackstone in 2007, Mr. Sawhney worked as a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Group at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for managing the firm's relationships with Blackstone and several other large private equity firms. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Sawhney was an Associate at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
Mr. Sawhney received a BA, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also received a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.