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Forrest Wilkinson



Forrest Wilkinson is a Principal in the Services team.  He joined Apax in 2014 and is currently based in New York. His Apax deal experience includes PIB Group, Tosca, Authority Brands, AssuredPartners, Paycor and Quality Distribution. 

Prior to joining Apax, 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 PIB Group, Tosca, Authority Brands, AssuredPartners and Quality Distribution. 

Living our values

“I grew up in the Midwest and my international experience consisted of a day trip across the border into Canada. Today, my team of nine colleagues hails from six different countries. I’ve had the opportunity to work with people from our offices around the world and partner with management teams leading global businesses. The world feels increasingly interconnected and, in that context, it is a privilege to work at an organization that succeeds as one global team.”

Contact information

+1 212 753 6300


New York



Forrest's Story

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.