Mr. Khosla established SVP in 2001, and has built it into one of the major firms in distressed debt and private equity investments with $9.8 billion in assets under management.
Mr. Khosla has more than 30 years in the industry. He got his start at Citibank (1989-1993) and subsequently built and managed the distressed proprietary trading business at Merrill Lynch (1993-1998). At the time of his departure from Merrill Lynch, Mr. Khosla had investment authority for $2 billion in corporate and real estate investments and headed a team of 40 analysts and traders based in New York, Tokyo, London, and Hong Kong. After leaving Merrill Lynch, Mr. Khosla had leadership roles at two well-known funds; he was President of Cerberus Capital (1998-1999) and ran MooreSVP (1999-2002), a JV with Moore Capital, which invested in distressed debt in Japan.
Mr. Khosla graduated with a first class Bachelors of Commerce (Honors) degree from Delhi University, a MA in Economics from Vanderbilt University, as well as a MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the Management Council at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is on the board of Pratham USA, one of the largest non-governmental education organizations in India.