Nishant Nayyar

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Nishant Nayyar 

Experience and qualifications

Nishant Nayyar is a Principal in the Tech & Telcom team. He has been involved in a number of key deals in the Tech and Telecom / Business Services space including Inmarsat (2019), ThoughtWorks, iGATE / Patni, Orange Switzerland, Garda and GlobalLogic. Prior to that, he led the Apax Capital Markets team's European efforts for three years. In addition, Nishant has been involved with Ascential, Sisal, Travelex and Takko at the portfolio company level.

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Nishant worked at Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm, on a wide variety of transactions across industry groups. Before his time at Warburg, he worked with Bain & Co. and Goldman Sachs in New York.

Nishant has a BA from Williams College in Politics and Economics, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He also serves as a trustee of Breaking Barriers, a refugee focused charity supported by the Apax Foundation. 


Investments include:

Garda World Security Corporation

Garda is a leading global provider of security and cash logistics solutions.


A leading global provider of outsourced product engineering and software development services


Information technology, providing offshore-based outsourcing services

Inmarsat (2019)

Global satellite operator

Orange Switzerland

Orange Switzerland is one of the leading mobile operators in Switzerland with 1.6 million customers.

Rhiag Group

Distributor of automotive spare parts


Leading digital transformation and software development company

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