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Sophia Walder

Investor Relations Analyst


Sophia is an Analyst in the Investor Relations team. She joined Apax in 2024 and is currently based in New York.

Prior to joining Apax, Sophia was an account manager at Capvision, where she supported Private and Institutional investors in their due diligence process.  

Sophia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications and Media Studies and graduated Cum Laude from Butler University.

Living our values

My father was always my greatest inspiration, and throughout my upbringing, a framed poem titled "Don't Quit" sat on his desk, reflecting his unwavering dedication to entrepreneurship. His journey, from owning a laundromat in his 20s to venturing into telecom, services, and real estate, underscored the significance of resilience and tenacity. His journey showed me the invaluable lessons on the imperative of continual learning, adaptation, and personal growth that inspire my career today.


New York

Sophia's Story

Sophia’s interest in private equity was sparked by her exposure into unique business ventures local to her hometown of Vail, CO, that were driven through private investors. Moreover, working closely with private equity investors in her prior role deepened her desire to understand all facets of the business and process of forming lasting relationships with investors. Her goal to continue to hone her communication skills, combined with private equity interest, drew Sophia to Apax. The firm’s highly collaborative culture and connectivity as one global team excited Sophia and aligned as a natural progression for her career offering a dynamic environment to foster growth.