Vishal Gupta Joins TA Associates as Director in Mumbai
BOSTON and MUMBAI – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced the recent hiring of Vishal Gupta as a Director in its Mumbai office.
“We are pleased to expand TA’s investment team in Mumbai with the addition of Vishal,” said Dhiraj Poddar, head of TA Associates Advisory Pvt. Ltd. and a Managing Director at TA. “Vishal brings diverse experience across TA’s focus industries and an extensive knowledge of the Indian marketplace, including strong relationships within the technology sector. We look forward to his involvement in further growing TA’s portfolio in India and partnering with the management teams of our portfolio companies to help build lasting value.”
“We welcome Vishal to TA’s growing global team,” said Ajit Nedungadi, Chief Executive Officer at TA. “As we continue to actively seek investments in profitable growth companies throughout India, it is critical to have talented, driven professionals on our team with a deep understanding of the market. We look forward to Vishal’s contributions.”
Prior to joining TA, Vishal worked at Softbank Vision Fund as an Investment Director, where he focused on technology investments within the consumer, education and financial services sectors. Before Softbank, he was a Vice President at TPG Capital and spent time in the Investment Banking Department at Credit Suisse. Vishal earned his Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and his Post-Graduate Diploma from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
About TA Associates
TA is a leading global growth private equity firm. Focused on targeted sectors within five industries – technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer, and business services – the firm invests in profitable, growing companies with opportunities for sustained growth and has invested in more than 550 companies around the world. Investing as either a majority or minority investor, TA employs a long-term approach, utilizing its strategic resources to help management teams build lasting value in high quality growth companies. TA has raised $47.5 billion in capital since its founding in 1968. The firm’s more than 100 investment professionals are based in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong. More information about TA can be found at www.ta.com.