Prakash Rajah is a Principal at the Blackstone Group, where he focuses on Private Equity. His portfolio companies include Nucleus Network, a clinical trial company which was acquired by Blackstone in March 2022, and Crown Resorts, which was acquired in June 2022.
Prior to his appointment with Blackstone, Prakash was involved with transaction sourcing, underwriting, execution and asset management at Brookfield Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Brookfield Asset Management, upon its entrance into the Australian market. During this time, Prakash was involved in the acquisitions of Quadrant Energy, BGIS and Healthscope.
Prakash also worked within the Brookfield Special Opportunities Program (BSOP) in both the Sydney and New York offices, covering investment opportunities across the capital structure. He grew up in Adelaide, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, with first class Honours from the University of Sydney.