Senior Managing Director
is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group based in Mumbai.
Before joining Blackstone in 2006, Mr. Cyriac served as Head – Corporate Development and Strategy of iGate Global Solutions, a publicly listed IT Services company. Mr. Cyriac served as a board member of several of the iGate joint venture companies, namely, Ciber India, Software AG India and iGate LoanPro. Mr. Cyriac also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Quintant Services. As Chief Financial Officer, he led all the financing and other strategic transactions of Quintant and its eventual sale to iGate.
Prior to joining Quintant, Mr. Cyriac was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Group at CSFB, based in the Los Angeles office for two years. In this capacity, he led several equity and debt offerings, and M&A transactions. Mr. Cyriac also worked in the Private Equity Group at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette in India for over four years. He also served as a board member of the two DLJMB India portfolio companies.
Mr. Cyriac also worked in the Investment Banking Division of Bank of America in India and in the Engineering Division of Tata Motors.
Mr. Cyriac has a bachelor's degree in Engineering, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He was awarded the IIMB Gold Medal for graduating at the top of his MBA class.