Rikhil Patel

Associate

The more I practice, the luckier I get.

Arnold Palmer

Background
Rikhil focuses on investment opportunities in the software and tech-enabled services sectors, as well as the Australia / New Zealand regions. He supports TCV’s investments in Act-OnCCC Information ServicesGenesysSiteMinder, and Xero (ASX: XRO).

Prior to joining TCV, Rikhil spent several years in the Technology Investment Banking group at Jefferies in Silicon Valley, where he worked with companies in the software and internet sectors on a variety of M&A, leveraged buyouts, debt financing transactions, and public equity offerings.

Interests
Rikhil grew up in Carmel, CA, and is a loyal fan of the Warriors, Athletics, and Raiders. He spent summers with family in Europe and enjoys spending time outdoors with friends. He loves playing basketball and golf (with an admittedly subpar handicap for someone from the Monterey Peninsula), watching movies, traveling abroad, and following the English Premier League.

Education
Rikhil graduated with honors from the University of California, Davis, where he received a B.A. in Economics and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.

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