Varun Surapaneni, Senior Associate, joined the firm in 2023. Varun is a Quantitative Analyst on the Specialty Finance team. Previously, Varun was a Vice President within Sound Point Capital's Specialty Finance Team focusing on consumer, small business, commercial and student loan assets and he was responsible for due diligence, underwriting, monitoring, and structuring of investments. Varun began his career at WebBank where he worked on managing credit risk for consumer and SMB loans and evaluating new opportunities in the Fintech lending space. He earned a B.Tech. in Production and Industrial Engineering with a minor in Business Management from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University.