Nedu Ottih

Principal

Bio

Nedu Ottih is a Principal in the Services team.  He joined Apax Partners in 2012 and is currently based in New York.  Nedu's Apax deal experience includes Lexitas, AssuredPartners, Authority Brands, MyCase, Quality Distribution, Tosca Services, and the take-private of Garda World Security Corporation.  

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Nedu was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company's Corporate Finance practice in New York, where he advised clients from financial services and other industries.

Nedu holds a BS and MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Boards

Nedu serves as a Director of AssuredPartners, Authority Brands, Lexitas, MyCase, Quality Distribution and Tosca Services.

Living our values

"'We succeed as one global firm' is the Apax value that most deeply resonates with me. Having lived and been educated on four different continents growing up, I was initially attracted to Apax due to its global reach and the diversity of its investment professionals. Pursuing investment opportunities across the globe, internationalizing our portfolio companies, and working alongside colleagues across our various offices who bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives, truly excites me."

Contact information

+1 212 753 6300

Office

New York

Sector

Services

Nedu's Story

From sourcing new investment opportunities, evaluating companies and ultimately influencing the trajectory of portfolio companies, Nedu finds the multi-faceted nature of private equity extremely rewarding. He credits his parents for instilling in him a strong sense of intellectual curiosity from an early age. Nedu enjoys learning about new sectors and business models, helping world-class management teams drive improvements to their businesses, and ideating and problem solving with his colleagues.