January 2023

Newlight Partners Promotes Ruairi Grant to Partner

NEW YORK – January 31, 2023 – Newlight Partners LP (“Newlight”), a growth-focused private equity investment firm, today announced that Ruairi Grant has been promoted to Partner.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ruairi to the firm’s partnership and recognize his invaluable contributions to Newlight,” said David Wassong and Ravi Yadav, Co-Managing Partners of Newlight. “Since joining as CFO in 2019, Ruairi has brought incredible operational and financial expertise to Newlight and is an integral leader for our organization. We look forward to Ruairi’s continued success and leadership.”

Ruairi is responsible for all aspects of the Finance function, including internal and external reporting, and Fund back-office operations. Ruairi has over 20 years of experience across the asset management industry and public accounting. Prior to joining Newlight, Ruairi was previously with EIG Global Energy Partners and PwC.

About Newlight Partners LP

Newlight Partners LP is a growth-focused private equity firm that builds businesses in partnership with exceptional founders and management teams. The Newlight team, led by David Wassong and Ravi Yadav, has been investing together since 2005, originally as the Strategic Investments Group at Soros Fund Management LLC, and now as Newlight after the team's spin-out in 2018. Newlight’s thematic investment approach focuses on identifying and addressing marketplace opportunities in rapidly growing subsectors. Newlight currently has over $3.5 billion in capital commitments and assets under management.


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