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Richard Luft


Richard Luft


Advises leading private-equity firms across the deal lifecycle on investment strategy, due diligence, portfolio value creation, and other topics

Richard is a leader in McKinsey’s Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice. He advises private-equity firms and asset managers across the investment cycle on topics including asset allocation, investment strategy, due diligence, and portfolio optimization. He is a coleader of our portfolio value creation work, where he drives transformational impact for investors and portfolio-company management teams.

Before joining McKinsey, Richard was an attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions.

Past Experience

Cravath, Swaine & Moore


University of Toronto

University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

McGill University
BSc, psychology