Nishen Radia

Co-founder & Managing Partner

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Education

  • B.S., University of Bristol, England
  • MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Affiliations

  • Assoc. for Corporate Growth, Los Angeles
  • Orion International Advisors
  • ProVisors
  • Member, Young Presidents' Organization
"I have always been motivated by the fact that for most of our clients, they are trusting us with the biggest financial transaction of their lives. They deserve an advisor who will relentlessly pursue their objectives because failure is not an option."

Nishen Radia is a co-founder of FocalPoint and has approximately 25 years of experience advising owners of middle-market companies on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity recapitalizations and financial restructurings.

Having previously worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch, SocGen and Baring Brothers in London, New York, and Hong Kong, he has been able to leverage his experience to bring a higher level of sophistication and a global perspective to transactions involving businesses in the middle market. Mr. Radia is the recipient of a “40 under 40” award for dealmaking. In 2020, for the third consecutive year, Nishen was named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “LA 500”, an exclusive list published annually to recognize Angelenos who have impacted the community with outstanding business accomplishments, civic leadership, and philanthropic efforts. In 2020 he was also named to the LABJ’s “Top Private Equity Advisors” list and was featured in their “Dealmakers of Influence” issue, a highly regarded industry ranking of finance professionals who drive the region’s near trillion dollars of economic activity.

Mr. Radia is a former chairman of the board of the VEDC, one of the nation’s largest non-profit lenders. He received his Master of Business Administration with distinction from UCLA Anderson School of Management and graduated with honors with a degree in economics from the University of Bristol, England.