Jim Rutherfurd

Is a Co-Founding Partner of BharCap and oversees investor relations.

“We will listen to investors and endeavor to be solution providers for them. I really like Bernard Baruch’s quote “Most successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking. “

Prior to BharCap, Jim spent six years at Pine Brook as a partner and head of Pine Brook’s investor relations team. He was also a member of the Pine Brook Investment Committee. Prior to joining Pine Brook, Jim was with 3i Group, where he was a partner responsible for fund investor relations and fundraising in the Americas, and with Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS), where he oversaw investor relations, fundraising and the firm’s co-investment program for six years.

Prior to his 18 year career in private equity, Jim spent 12 years in investment banking as a managing director at J.P. Morgan & Co. in the Technology, Media and Telecom Industry Investment Banking Group and as a director at the First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse) Media Group. He began his career as a corporate and securities lawyer at the New York law firm Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance).

Jim holds an A.B. in Near Eastern Studies (summa cum laude) from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.