Saumil Jariwala



“When I first started working with small businesses, I was drawn to the surprising dynamism of these companies and the entrepreneurs that run them. Small businesses may be small in terms of revenue, but the growth prospects, business challenges, and rewards from operating them are anything but! In my experience, the individuals that become search fund entrepreneurs are the most fun and interesting people to work with.

At Trilogy, I spend most of my time working hand-in-hand with our entrepreneurs on the financial, business, and market analyses that lead up to the acquisition of a company. We believe that thorough due diligence helps search fund entrepreneurs buy better businesses and – in turn – creates better outcomes for everyone.”

Saumil is based out of Trilogy’s office in Bellevue, Washington. Prior to Trilogy, Saumil worked as a private equity investor at Charlesbank Capital Partners and as a management consultant at Bain & Company, where he worked primarily with private equity clients and their portfolio companies. Saumil attended the Huntsman Program at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude with degrees from the Wharton School and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Saumil lives in Seattle with his wife. Outside of work, he volunteers as a pro bono consultant for minority-, veteran- and women-owned small businesses in the greater Seattle area. Saumil originally hails from Durham, NC and consequently is a passionate fan of college basketball and the NBA. He’s solemnly vowed to be first in line for season tickets once the Supersonics come back.

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