Forrest Wilkinson is a Principal in the Services team. He joined Apax Partners in 2014 and is currently based in New York. His Apax deal experience includes AssuredPartners, Paycor and Quality Distribution.
Prior to joining Apax Partners, Forrest was an Analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Evercore Partners in New York. Previously, he worked as an Analyst in the Global Industrials Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he advised corporate clients on M&A and capital markets transactions.
Forrest holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was named an Arjay Miller Scholar. He also holds a BBA in Finance and a BA in Plan II Honors with Special Honors from the University of Texas at Austin.
Forrest serves on the boards of Authority Brands, AssuredPartners and Quality Distribution.
From the day he first interviewed with Apax in 2013, Forrest knew he was joining a people-first organisation. He takes great pleasure in working with gregarious and tenacious colleagues, partnering with world-class entrepreneurs and management teams, and having fun along the way.