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Gautam Narayan

Partner

Bio

Gautam is a Partner in the Services team, based in Mumbai. He has been with the firm since 2007 and has been involved in the Apollo Hospitals, Weather Investments, iGATE, GlobalLogic, Chola, Shriram City Union Finance, Zensar Technologies and Manappuram Finance deals.

Prior to joining Apax Partners Gautam was a banker with Macquarie, where he specialised in advising clients in the telecom, media and technology sectors.

Gautam holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is a Chartered Accountant.

Boards

Gautam serves on the board of Manappuram Finance. 

Living our values

"Through varied personal and professional experiences, I have learnt that change is the only constant in life. When asthma bogged me down as a badminton player, I learnt that changing my style could help to avoid (at least partially) long rallies in the game. I went through another transition during my switch from an investment banker with Macquarie to an investor with Apax. That is why our value of learning and growth resonates strongly with me."

Contact information

+91 22 4050 8400

Region

Mumbai

Gautam's Story

Gautam enjoys the holistic nature of the experience that being a private equity investor at Apax offers, which is as much about persuading and taking entrepreneurs through transformational journeys, as it is about applying sound business principles and judgements in making investment and exit recommendations. Gautam is a Yoga practitioner and is currently training to compete in the badminton veterans category.