January 2021

Newlight Partners Announces Three Promotions

NEW YORK – January 25, 2021 – Newlight Partners LP (“Newlight”), a growth equity firm, today announced the promotions of Helis Zulijani-Boye and Jeremiah Liao from Principal to Managing Director and Asif Dhanani from Vice President to Principal.

“These promotions of Helis, Jeremiah, and Asif are well deserved and reflect Newlight’s commitment to cultivating and rewarding our world class talent,” said David Wassong and Ravi Yadav, Co-Managing Partners of Newlight. “We are proud to recognize the significant contributions they have each made to the firm and our portfolio companies, and we look forward to their continued success.”

  • Helis Zulijani-Boye joined the Newlight team in 2013 from the Charterhouse Group and previously worked at the Carlyle Group and JPMorgan Chase. Helis focuses on investments in the business services and telecommunications sectors.
  • Jeremiah Liao first joined the Newlight team in 2009 from Deutsche Bank and focuses on investments in the business services and financial services sectors.
  • Asif Dhanani joined the Newlight team in 2015 from JPMorgan Chase and focuses on investments across various sectors, including healthcare and financial services.

About Newlight Partners LP

Newlight Partners LP is a growth equity firm focused on building businesses in partnership with founders and exceptional management teams. For more than 15 years, the Newlight team has helped build successful enterprises in five sectors, including telecommunications, financial services, power & infrastructure, healthcare and business services. Led by David Wassong and Ravi Yadav, the Newlight team has invested approximately $6 billion in over 100 investments since 2005, first as the Strategic Investments Group at Soros Fund Management LLC (Soros), and now as Newlight after the team's spin out from Soros in 2018. Newlight has approximately $4 billion in capital commitments and assets under management.


For Newlight Partners Jonathan Gasthalter/Nathaniel Garnick Gasthalter & Co. (212) 257-4170