Ajit Nedungadi

Managing Partner

Ajit is a Managing Partner and co-heads the Core Investment Committee. He also heads TA’s European efforts out of London and is actively engaged in investments in India.

Ajit is a member of TA’s Executive and Portfolio Committees, and Co-Chair of TA’s Core Investment Committee. He joined TA in 1999 and has more than 19 years of experience in the private equity industry. Ajit’s primary focus is in the technology industry, but he has also sponsored investments across the asset management, insurance brokerage, medical device and healthcare services and consumer/e-commerce sectors.

Career Highlights

  • Founded TA’s European efforts in 2003; led the early efforts in investing in India in 2006
  • Sponsored 26 investments, 17 of which are fully or partly exited, totaling over $3 billion of invested capital
  • Sponsored investments in Europe, the US and India across technology, asset management, payments, medical devices, healthcare services, insurance brokerage, telecom and consumer
  • Significant technology experience – eight software, three telecom, one semiconductor and two eCommerce investments
  • Exits include seven strategic sales, three IPOs and five secondary sales to PE

Former Experience

  • Trilogy Software
  • Investcorp International – Associate specializing in leveraged buyout transactions
  • Credit Suisse First Boston – Analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions department

Education

  • Harvard Business School – MBA, Baker Scholar
  • Yale University – BS, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Electrical Engineering and Economics

Board Representation

Current

  • Access Technology Group
  • Eurowag
  • Interswitch
  • ITRS

Active Investor

  • Micromax Informatics Limited

Former

  • Alma Lasers
  • AVG Technologies
  • CIPRÉS
  • CMOSIS
  • DNCA Finance
  • Dr Lal PathLabs
  • Drive Assist
  • eDreams
  • Idea Cellular
  • ION Investment Group
  • ION Trading
  • Jupiter Fund Management
  • M and M Direct
  • SmartStream Technologies
  • Sophos
  • WIND TELECOM

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