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Adam Garson

Principal

Bio

Adam Garson is a Principal in the Tech team. He joined Apax Partners in 2021 and is currently based in New York.

Prior to joining Apax, Adam was a private equity investor in Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, where he focused on buyouts in the Tech, Media, and Telecom (TMT) sectors. Prior to that, Adam was an Associate in the TMT Investment Banking Group at Goldman Sachs.

Previously, Adam was a middle school teacher in Philadelphia with Teach for America (TFA) and worked on TFA’s staff.

Adam received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from Johns Hopkins University.

Boards

Adam previously served as a director on the boards of Aptos and Restaurant Technologies.

Living our values

"I strongly believe in having ‘impact through insight and tenacity.’ To me, this is about intellectual curiosity and determination in pursuit of unique opportunities to help change the trajectory of a business. I find myself coming back to this principle as being foundational to success personally and professionally. At Apax, we operate in an environment where insight and tenacity are fundamental to developing differentiated perspectives, executing complex transactions, and effectively partnering with management teams to create enduring value. I find this to be incredibly fulfilling."

Office

New York

Sector

Tech

Adam's Story

Adam finds the process of identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, developing a thesis, and partnering with management teams to create value extremely rewarding. As a teacher early in his career, Adam developed a passion for building relationships, which he’s carried from the classroom into private equity. Adam was drawn to Apax by the opportunity to work in a highly entrepreneurial environment, and partner with world-class colleagues and management teams to transform businesses.