The Carlyle Group Names Neeraj Bharadwaj as India Investment team MD

June 20th, 2012 by | Posted under News.

The Carlyle Group Names Neeraj Bharadwaj as India Investment team MD

Mumbai: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that Neeraj Bharadwaj has joined the Carlyle Asia Partners (CAP) team as a Managing Director based in Mumbai.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Bharadwaj was a Managing Director with Accel Partners’ growth investing operation in India. Preceding that he was with Apax Partners for nearly 10 years – as a Partner in the U.S. and subsequently as Managing Director/Country Head for Apax in India, where he led the India operations. He was involved in a number of successful deals while at Apax including Apollo Hospitals (BSE: AHEL) in India. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the Wharton School of the University Pennsylvania. Mr. Bharadwaj was selected as Board Member of the Indian School of Business (ISB) and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

Carlyle Asia Partners advises three pan-Asia funds and one RMB fund and has a history of 14 years of investing in Asia. The Carlyle Asia Partners funds make control and significant minority investments in well established companies across the Asia ex-Japan region. Carlyle has invested $800 million in India to date, including CAP’s investment in Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and The India Infoline Group (IIFL).

Source: Press Release.