Dave Evans



Dave Evans is a Partner of Apax Digital where he focuses on growth equity and buyout investments in high-growth internet, enterprise software, and technology-enabled services companies. He joined Apax in 2009 and is based in the New York office.

Dave has led or participated in a number of the Apax Funds’ digital deals including Accurate Background, ClassPass (Mindbody), Dealer.com (Dealertrack), Guesty, Lever (Employ), Magaya, MetaMetrics, Petvisor, TIVIT and Trader Corporation. In addition, Dave has held several interim operating positions across the Apax Funds' portfolio, including roles at Trader Corporation, rue21 and FULLBEAUTY Brands. Prior to joining Apax, Dave was a member of the Financial Sponsors Group at Morgan Stanley.

Dave holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics from Duke University.



Dave serves on the boards of Accurate Background, Guesty, Magaya, MetaMetrics and Petvisor, and previously served on the boards of FULLBEAUTY Brands, Ideal Protein and Kepro.

Living our values

"I love teams. I have always been attracted to the commitment and comradery required to succeed. Looking back on my childhood, I was fortunate to have been an average athlete. I learned that in order to be part of the team I needed to outplan and outhustle my peers. This underdog mentality and grittiness benefits my professional and family life to this day. This is why “having impact through insight and tenacity” resonates with me.”


New York

Dave's Story

Dave remains dedicated to Apax’s values and culture after more than a decade at the firm. In particular, Apax’s commitment to continuous improvement, as demonstrated by the launch of new platforms like Apax Digital, creates a dynamic and exciting work environment.  Dave’s decision to join the growth strategy pays tribute to his parents’ careers: his father took great pride in spending forty years with the same firm while his mother launched her own business mid-career.