Sash Rentala is a Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Financial Sponsors Group which he founded in 2020. The creation of a Financial Sponsors Group serves as a key driver to the firm’s growing sector coverage by providing increased dialogue and deal flow to institutional clients focused on private investments.
With more than 20 years of investment banking experience, Mr. Rentala specializes in advising institutional investors including private equity and hedge funds along with family offices on a complete suite of services including M&A, restructuring and debt and equity capital transactions.
In the last 12 years, Mr. Rentala most recently served as a Managing Director in Financial Sponsors Coverage at Moelis & Company where he was instrumental in building and expanding the bank’s private equity business growth. Prior to that role, Mr. Rentala spent over six years as an Executive Director of Restructuring & Leveraged Finance at UBS where he advised on numerous middle market and large-cap deals across a range of sectors working with both corporate and financial sponsors clients.
Mr. Rentala began his career in investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Prior to that, he served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy based in Japan.
Mr. Rentala holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.