Mr. Rakow is the Chief Operating Officer at Aslan Capital Management and a founding Partner in the firm. Mr. Rakow’s efforts focus primarily on sourcing capital, asset acquisition and divestitures, as well as corporate operations. Since joining the firm, Aslan has participated in transactions in excess of $2.5 Billion.
Mr. Rakow has thirty years of experience within the real estate, investment banking and medical device industries. He began his career at Bristol Myers-Squibb Co, where he held senior level sales and marketing positions in the medical device divisions. Thereafter, Mr. Rakow transitioned into Investment Banking where his responsibilities included extensive interaction with Wall Street investment firms, venture capital and small capitalization companies. He has participated in numerous Private Placement, IPO and Secondary Offerings.
Mr. Rakow graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Marquette University. He enjoys fitness, road biking, boating and supporting USC & Green Bay Packers football. He has been married to his wife Peggy for 30 years and has two adult daughters. Mr. Rakow is also fluent in German.