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March 29, 2015 1:19 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Apax Partners LLP

Company Overview

Apax Partners LLP is an investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments in middle market. Within direct investments, it specializes in private equity and venture capital investments. It has a multi-stage equity investment strategy, investing in late ventures, growth capital, leveraged acquisitions, management buyouts, buy-ins, and recapitalizations. It typically invests in technology and telecommunications; retail and consumer; financial and business services; media; and healthcare sectors. Within technology and telecommunications, the firm focuses on wireless and wireline industry segments, growth technologies, applications, components, systems, software, and services co...

33 Jermyn Street

London,  SW1Y 6DN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1972

Phone:

44 20 7872 6300

Fax:

44 20 7666 6441

Key Executives for Apax Partners LLP

Partner, Co-Head of Tech and Telecom, Assistant Director, Co-Chief Executive Officer , Member of Global Executive Committee, Member of Approval Committee, Member of Investment Committee, Member of Portfolio Review Committee, and Member of Exit Committee
Age: 42
Co-Head of The Financial & Business Services - New York and Partner
Age: 45
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Partner
Age: 45
Partner, Co-Founder, Chairman, Chairman of Executive Committee, Chairman of Investment Committee, Chairman of Exit Committee, and Member of Approval Committee
Age: 59
Co-Founder and Partner
Age: 71
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Apax Partners LLP Key Developments

PE Funds Mulls Reportedly Mulling Acquisition Of Stake In Shriram City Union Finance from TPG Capital

PE funds including KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), Apax Partners LLP, GAAP, Warburg Pincus LLC are reportedly seeking acquisition of 20% stake in Shriram City Union Finance Limited (BSE:532498) from TPG Capital, L.P. Sources with direct knowledge said, “TPG Capital is planning to monetize its two year old investment in Shriram City Union Finance and is said to have initiated talks with PE funds including KKR, Apax, GAAP, Warburg Pincus for a possible sale. As per the current market price, the deal could be valued at around INR 2.5 billion.” Sources said that the new buyer will be interested in the protective rights of a shareholder and the Shriram Capital owners, Shriram Group, Sanlam and Piramal Enterprises will define these for the new financial investor in Shriram City Union Finance. None of the above mentioned private equity funds or Shriram Group offered a comment on Economic Times query on the deal development.

Apax Partners, Advent International And Barings Asia Reportedly Mulls Acquisition Of Stake In Medall Healthcare

Apax Partners LLP, Advent International Corporation and Barings Asia are reportedly seeking acquisition of stake in MEDall Medical Services Karnataka Pvt. Ltd. from Peepul Capital LLC. “Three global private equity funds-Apax Partners, Advent International and Barings Asia-are in independent talks to purchase roughly 80% stake in the Chennai-based retail healthcare chain MEDall Medical Services Karnataka Pvt. Ltd. backed by private equity fund Peepul Capital,” three people with direct knowledge of the plan said. “The five-year-old chain is valued at $200 million or INR 12 billion and a deal will help Peepul Capital, one of the early investors in the company exit with more than three and half times returns,” these people said. Medall Healthcare founder and managing director Raju Venkataraman will also sell a part of its stake to expand the retail chain in southern India. "Currently, the due diligence process is on and three global funds have evinced interest," one of the three people quoted above said. "The company will soon enter exclusivity with one of these funds." Raju Venkataraman did not respond to calls made to his office, while Peepul Capital did not respond to an emailed questionnaire. Shashank Singh, India Managing Director of Apax Partners, declined comment on market rumours and speculations. Spokesperson for Barings Asia and Advent International did not respond to emails seeking response.

Serco Expects Final Bids In April

Serco Group plc (LSE:SRP) is expecting binding offers for its Indian outsourcing unit in early April 2015, three sources familiar with the matter said. The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG), Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. and Apax Partners LLP are lining up their offers, the sources said. Spokesmen at Serco, Carlyle, Apax and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice declined to comment.

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