Rebwar Berzinji

Rebwar Berzinji

Biography

Rebwar Berzinji is the founder and president of Pericles Capital Advisors, LLC, a New York- based direct investment firm focused on special situations investing and advisory. Mr Berzinji is the former Senior Financial Advisor to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Mr Berzinji is also a former Senior Advisor to Berenson & Co.’s global financial restructuring practice. Prior to 2013, Mr Berzinji was co-portfolio manager at Ahab Capital Management, Inc. (“Ahab”), a $500 million private investment fund that focused on special situations and private equity. At Ahab, Mr Berzinji helped the funds deliver 20-33% IRR over 4 years.
Prior to his position at Ahab, Mr. Berzinji spent six years advising on complex financial restructuring and distressed M&A engagements across multiple industries, most recently as a Vice President in Rothschild, Inc.’s restructuring group in New York.
Prior to his investment banking career, Mr Berzinji was a founding member of an operational turnaround firm called Corporate Revitalization Partners (currently known as CRG Deloitte) where he worked as a crisis manager and led multiple due diligence assignments for distressed private equity investments and bank work-out groups.
Mr Berzinji received his BS and MS with Honors in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 and 1994, respectively, from the University of Texas at Austin and his MBA with Honors from Columbia Business School in 2003. Mr Berzinji has lectured at Columbia Business School on distressed and special situations investing.

All session by Rebwar Berzinji

Business Challenges and Opportunities

14:30 - 16:00
Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C.