Mumbai, March 08, 2016 – The Everstone Group today announced the appointment of veteran investor Avnish Mehra as a Managing Director in its private equity business. In addition to investing in sectors such as Healthcare, Telecom and Media where Mehra has significant experience, he will also lead Everstone’s Special Situations vertical.
Prior to joining Everstone, Mehra has had over 18 years of work experience, the majority of which were spent investing in Asia and Europe with marquee global investment firms. Most recently, Mehra was a member of the team that established the India business for Advent International where he was involved in some notable transactions including investments in Care Hospitals, Crompton Greaves, CIBIL and CAMS. Mehra is an M.A. in Economics from Cambridge University (UK) and a B.A. in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. He is also is a CFA Charter Holder from the CFA Institute (USA).
“Avnish brings a wealth of India and international investing experience. In addition, his strong background in both private debt and private equity will enhance our ability to do complex transactions,” said Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Everstone Group.
“I am very excited to be a part of the Everstone platform and to contribute to its growth and success,” said Mehra. “Everstone has rapidly emerged as a leading investing business in the region with deep operating capabilities and an ability to build unique businesses.”
“I look forward to working closely with the Everstone team in India, as well as internationally,” added Mehra.
Most recently, Everstone bought Aon Hewitt’s payroll processing in Asia, as well as Modern Foods from Unilever.
About The Everstone Group
The Everstone Group is a premier India and Southeast Asia focused private equity and real estate investment firm with assets under management of $3.3 billion. Headquartered in Singapore, Everstone has nearly 200 people working across five offices including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Mauritius. Everstone has been awarded ‘Private Equity Firm of the Year in India’ by Private Equity International for five consecutive years.
For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com