Himanshu Agrawal is a seasoned executive with several years of experience in financial services and principal investing. He has deep expertise in areas such as corporate strategy and development, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), initial public offerings (IPO), corporate finance, and both financial strategy and long-term budgetary planning and oversight.
He has worked with several companies ranging from the growth stage to mid and large size corporations, offering strategic and financial advisory services across an array of industries including technology, sports, media & entertainment and consumer retail. Himanshu has worked closely with C-suite executives and entrepreneurs to help them implement initiatives that have propelled the companies to grow and accomplish their long-term objectives.
Himanshu supports American Discovery Capital’s private equity investment activities and provides financial advisory services to the firm’s corporate clients. Before joining ADC, Himanshu served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and M&A at Wasserman Media, where he held responsibility for corporate strategy, M&A, strategic investments, and global partnerships. He oversaw Wasserman’s investment in Hoonigan Media and led the company’s entrance into hockey with a partnership with Orr Hockey Group. Previously, Himanshu worked at leading global wall street firms such as Moelis & Company and Credit Suisse where he led several M&A and capital raise transactions such as sale of Learfield Sports to Providence Equity Partners, sale of Cars.com to Gannett, sale of Rdio to Pandora Music, IPO of Air Lease Corporation and debt financing for Charles Schwab among others.
Himanshu began his career as a design engineer at EMC Corporation (now Dell EMC) where he led the company’s development of low-end storage products and filed for three patents for electronic hardware design. He received his undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from WPI, where he graduated with high distinction, Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.