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30 November - 1 December 2022
The ConradTokyo

Nishant Sharma
Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner at Kedaara Capital

Profile

Nishant is the CIO and Managing Partner of Kedaara Capital and founded the firm in 2011 with Sunish and Manish. Nishant has over 17 years of experience encompassing the full life-cycle of private equity in India across a variety of industries and across private and public markets. He has led investments, driven value creation across the portfolio and successfully divested investments over this period.

Before founding Kedaara, Nishant served as a Principal and one of the core members of the India investment team at General Atlantic (GA), a leading growth-oriented global private equity firm. He co-led GA’s investments across financial services, healthcare, business services and technology, including investments in IndusInd Bank, Jubilant Lifesciences and IBS Software, among others. Prior to GA, Nishant worked as a management consultant at McKinsey and focused on the technology services, financial services, healthcare and government sectors. In addition, he worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, helping set up the largest HIV/AIDS prevention program in India.

Nishant has led and advised Kedaara’s investments in Au Small Finance Bank, Aavas Financiers, Vijaya Diagnostics, Vishal Mega Mart, Ami Lifesciences and Veritas Finance. In addition to leading investments, Nishant chairs the Firm’s People Committee and is a member of the Portfolio Committee and Investment Committee.

Nishant is a member of the Mumbai chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Nishant has been profiled as one of India’s hottest business leaders by Economic Times under the 40 under forty awards. Nishant received an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Dual Degree (B.Tech & M.Tech) in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Onwards and upwards: value creation in challenging times

    16:50

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