Pranai joined Churchill Asset Management in 2023, where he is responsible for originating and leading middle market financing transactions as well as developing relationships with private equity sponsors. He has been in middle market leveraged finance for over 14 years. Previously, he was a Principal at The Carlyle Group, responsible for sourcing deals and managing relationships with private equity firms, as well as leading the underwriting, structuring and execution of debt financings. Prior to his time at Carlyle, Pranai held similar positions at Summit Partners and BNP Paribas.
Pranai graduated with a BA from Tufts University, where he double majored in Quantitative Economics and Mathematics. He is based in Los Angeles.