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Nick Hartman



Nick Hartman is a Partner in the Internet/Consumer team based in New York. Nick originally joined Apax in 2009 as a member of the Operational Excellence Practice.

Earlier in his career, Nick was a Managing Partner at Rockbridge Growth Equity and held senior operating roles at Orbitz Worldwide and Accenture, which included profit/loss responsibilities and consulting for Fortune 500 retail and high technology clients.

Nick holds a BSc from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Nick serves on the boards of Bazooka Candy Brands, Far Niente Wine Estates, Ole Smoky, Nulo, and Cadence Education. His previous board directorships included Trade Me, AutoTrader Group, Wehkamp Holdings B.V.c, and MATCHESFASHION

Living our values

"At Apax, I’ve had the privilege of working with talented colleagues and management teams to build best-in-class businesses.  There is no greater feeling than realizing a successful outcome with teammates that you greatly respect and care about.  As my daughters eventually embark on their careers, I plan to reference this guiding light, which is why “succeeding as one global team” is so meaningful to me.”

Contact information

+1 212 753 6300


New York

Nick's Story

Working alongside talented yet humble teammates was the catalyst for Nick joining Apax.  Several years later, he continues to admire the Apax culture and is energised by identifying high-quality businesses and partnering with management teams to realise shared goals.  Nick’s prior experience as an operator acts as a touchstone to guide his interactions with organisations and adds to the enjoyment of delivering outcomes where all stakeholders win.