• Retail & Consumer

Rick Perkal

Senior Advisor

Rick Perkal, a Senior Advisor of Irving Place Capital, has over 30 years of experience in the private equity industry. From July 2000 until July 2015, Mr. Perkal was a partner of Irving Place Capital, focusing on investments in the consumer and retail sectors. Prior to joining Irving Place Capital, Mr. Perkal headed the corporate practice of Kirkland & Ellis, in Washington, DC, where he served on the finance and operations committees. Previously, he was an Associate of the law firms, Lane & Edson and Moses & Singer.


  • J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and an Editor of the Law Review
  • B.A. degree from Alfred University

Current Portfolio Company Board Seats

  • CAbi
  • New York & Company
  • Pet Supplies Plus

Representative Former Portfolio Company Board Seats

  • AĆ©ropostale
  • CBK Holdings
  • Stuart Weitzman
  • Vitamin Shoppe