Carpediem Capital appoints Executive Director
Early growth capital investor, Carpediem Capital has appointed Amit Goyal as an Executive Director to bolster its management team.
Carpediem Capital invests in profitable start-ups and SMEs across consumer brands, financial services, healthcare and business services.
Amit will be actively involved in investments and portfolio management and will also drive institutional fund-raising. Amit earlier had stints with Phi Capital, DEG (The German Investment firm), Sun Group & J P Morgan. Amit brings with him over 20 years of experience, large part of which is in private equity in Fund of Fund activity (LP investments) as well as direct investment in companies across India, South Asia & South East Asia. He has been involved in marquee transactions such as Classic Legends (which launched Jawa motorcycles), MAS financial, Equitas, J K Paper, among others. Amit has a management degree from Indian School of Business (ISB) and he did his undergraduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce, DU.
“We are very excited to have Amit on board the Carpediem journey. I have personally known Amit for more than a decade. Amit has a rich background in Financial Services, Healthcare and Consumer - which are focus sectors of Carpediem. He also brings a rare blend of LP and GP perspective, which we will benefit from immensely as we seek to build Carpediem into a best in class institution,” says Abhishek Sharman, Founder and Managing Director, Carpediem Capital.
Carpediem Capital is founded and led by three partners Abhishek Sharman, Arvind Nair and Hithendra Ramachandran and has offices across Mumbai and Gurgaon (NCR). They follow an operationally participative investment style and work alongside the management team to co- build companies. Carpediem Capital, currently managing Fund I with a size of $30 Mn, has so far made investments in eight companies across consumer brands and organized services.