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Rakesh Kumar

Managing Director

BAAM — New York

Rakesh Kumar is a Managing Director of the Hedge Fund Solutions Group and the Head of Trading of the Special Situations Investing Group.

Before joining Blackstone in 2018, Mr. Kumar was the Head Trader at Valinor Management. Prior to Valinor Management, he worked at Magnetar Capital where he was the Global Head of Execution.

Mr. Kumar received a BA in International Politics from The Pennsylvania State University, and a JD and MBA from Temple University.