Bharat Patel is the Finance Director based in the London office, responsible for Finance, Regulatory Reporting and Tax compliance for the Apax management companies. He re-joined Apax Partners in 2017 from Antin Infrastructure Partners where he worked as an Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Bharat is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) with over 25 years' international financial services experience gained in private equity, hedge funds, asset management, investment banking and leasing businesses. He has previously worked for Man Group (FRM), JPMorgan Chase, Flemings Group and NatWest Group.
Having initially joined Apax as an Interim Finance Director in 2014, Bharat was drawn back to Apax in 2017 having enjoyed working with highly motivated, enthusiastic, talented and diverse group of professionals. Bharat continues to enjoy working in an increasingly competitive and evolving private equity industry, meeting challenges arising from regulatory, tax and accounting developments.