CIFC hires Rahul Agarwal as chief financial officer
Rahul Agarwal has joined CIFC Corp as chief financial officer.
Agarwal (pictured) brings 19 years of financial industry experience, having spent the last eight years with The Blackstone Group where he served as the co-head of finance for the private equity business.
"We are delighted Rahul has joined as CFO," says Peter Gleysteen, chief executive officer. "We are committed to high transparency, clear investor reporting and strong financial controls as an essential underpinning of our business as a loan specialist asset manager. Having Rahul as a senior colleague and the leader of these key functions is a great addition."
"CIFC represents a tremendous opportunity for me," says Agarwal. "CIFC is one of the largest specialized asset managers of senior secured corporate loans in the world. I look forward to being a part of the CIFC team."
Prior to joining CIFC, Agarwal previously served as co-head of finance for the private equity business of Blackstone, where he was responsible for transaction structuring, investor reporting, preparation and analysis of financial statements, tax compliance and reporting, internal controls, SEC reporting and implementing technology solutions to enhance efficiencies and scalability.
Before joining Blackstone, Agarwal held positions at Deloitte & Touche, Citigroup and Ernst & Young.
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