Suhail Shaikh

Private Credit – US
New York

Suhail A. Shaikh joined Investcorp in January 2023 as the Head of Private Credit US and CEO of the BDC. He brings over a decade of private credit investing experience. Suhail joined Investcorp from Alcentra Group where he was the Head of U.S. Private Credit, Vice Chair of the Global Private Credit Investment Committee and was a Board member of Alcentra NY, LLC, external manager to funds managed by Alcentra Group. Suhail also served on Alcentra’s Executive Management Committee. Suhail was the Chief Executive Officer of Alcentra Capital Corporation, a publicly listed business development company managed by Alcentra NY, LLC, and served on its Board of Directors. Suhail joined Alcentra Group from SLR Capital Partners LLC (fka Solar Capital Partners LLC), where he was a partner and senior investment professional. Prior to being a private credit investor, Suhail was in investment banking for over fifteen years as a leveraged finance specialist and financial sponsor banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CIBC World Markets and JPMorgan & Co.

He began his career as an investment analyst at Bankers Trust. Suhail earned an M.B.A. from The Wharton School with a concentration in Finance and graduated with an A.B. in Computer Science and Economics from Middlebury College.