Grain Management Promotes Nikola Trkulja to Managing Director

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Grain Management, LLC (“Grain”), a leading private investment firm focused on the global communications sector, announced today that investment team member Nikola Trkulja has been promoted to Managing Director from Principal. Nikola is a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee, has been with Grain for six years, and has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry.

Founder and CEO David Grain commented, “Now more than ever, we appreciate the exceptionally talented professionals who make up the Grain team. Since joining six years ago, Nik has been an integral part of the Firm, embodying Grain’s rigorous, data-driven investment approach – we congratulate him on this advancement and thank everyone at Grain for their continued outperformance and dedication, especially during this unprecedented time.”

Mr. Trkulja currently serves on the boards of regional broadband services providers Great Plains Communications and Hunter Communications, and telecommunications solutions and service providers Network Wireless Solutions and Young’s Communications. Prior to joining Grain, Mr. Trkulja worked in the Asset Finance group at Morgan Stanley. While there, he developed numerous first-of-their-kind financing structures, including Grain’s first ever securitizations of wireless spectrum licenses.

In addition to Mr. Trkulja, Grain made one additional promotion on its Investment Team – Senior Associate, Tanner Goode. The team has been committed to developing the already deep bench of professionals at the Firm, while continuing to broaden the group with top industry talent. This growth is expected to advance the Firm’s ability to capitalize on the unprecedented growth trends shaping the telecommunications industry.

About Grain Management

Grain Management, LLC is a leading private investment firm that focuses on communications infrastructure and technology companies that connect the world to the information economy. Founded in 2007, the Firm invests exclusively in the global telecommunications sector, employing a rigorous, data-based process buoyed by deep industry expertise to identify investment opportunities in key areas of communications infrastructure, including fiber networks, wireless spectrum, and cell towers. For more information visit


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