As a corporate valuation consultant to asset-based lenders and equity sponsor groups, Karthik focuses on identifying and quantifying lendable value in intangible assets and other asset classes in middle market companies spanning a myriad of industries. He also advises on the purchase, sale, and financing of intangible assets.
Previously, Karthik was a co-founder of Great American Group's Corporate Valuation Services group. Prior to that, he was a principal of a Chicago-based fundless sponsor team that originated and closed the carveout of an apparel company from a major conglomerate. Before that, he co-led Hilco Enterprise Valuation Services, LLC. He has also been an investment banking associate with Soundview Technology Group and worked in research and development, process engineering, marketing, and sales with Goodyear Chemical, a division of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Karthik holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.