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Ajit Nedungadi

Managing Partner

TA Associates

London, UK

Ajit Nedungadi


Ajit Nedungadi is a co-Managing Partner and chairs the Investment Committee at TA Associates. He also heads TA’s European efforts out of London and is active in the firm’s investments in India. He has been at TA for over 20yrs. Ajit serves on many boards and advisory councils and is an investor in the financial, medical and technology sectors. A Baker Scholar graduate of Harvard Business School, Ajit also earned a BS, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Yale University.

Ajit’s primary focus is in the technology industry, having also sponsored investments across the asset management, insurance brokerage, medical device and healthcare services and consumer/e-commerce sectors.

Previously, Ajit worked in New York for investment banks, specialising in Mergers and Acquisitions and leveraged buyout transactions.

Ajit Nedungadi’s Newsfeed

Private Equity International
TA Associates: Why we’ll never sell a stake in ourselves

Managing Partner, Ajit Nedungadi, compares selling a stake in TA Associates to selling a family heirloom and explains why the firm would choose not to sell a stake.

Private Equity News
How TA Associates is adopting the buy-and-build model

As Boston-based TA Associates celebrates more than 50 years of investing, managing partner Ajit Nedungadi talks to Selin Bucak about how the firm’s unique investing style flourishes in Europe. TA Associates managing partner Ajit Nedungadi says that having a single fund keeps the partnership together as “it means everyone is working together because they all benefit from the same profit pool”.

Ajit Nedungadi’s Background

TA Associates
Managing Partner
Jan 1999 - Present
TA is an investor that partners with owners and management teams to build outstanding businesses.
Jan 1994 - Dec 1996
New York, US
Investcorp is a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, serving high-net-worth private and institutional clients.
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Current Board Positions

Access Technology Group
Board of Directors
Feb 2015 - Present
Colchester, UK
Loving software and passionate about how technology never stays the same. Access focus on success, whether it’s being in "The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For" list, or helping their 10,000 UK customers stay one step ahead of their industry and business challenges.
ITRS Group
Active Investor
London, UK
ITRS Group’s technology establishes and maintains operational resilience for businesses operating in demanding environments, by transforming the mass of raw data into meaningful information, ITRS helps enterprises run their IT estates intelligently, prevent outages and maximise efficiency.
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Previous Board Positions

Board of Directors
Antwerp, BE
CMOSIS is a pure-play supplier of standard, off-the-shelf as well as custom area and line scan CMOS image sensors. Featuring global and rolling shutter, low noise, high dynamic range and high frame rates through high-speed on-chip ADC and digital interfaces.
Board of Directors
Paris, FR
CIPRÉS is an Insurance Wholesale Broker specialising in complementary health and death & disability insurance for self-employed individuals and small and medium enterprises.
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Coach Core
Board of Advisors
London, UK
Ajit sits on the Advisory Board of Coach Core. The apprenticeship scheme gives young people aged 16-24 living in London & Glasgow the chance to become the next generation of inspirational coaches. Coach Core is a programme run by the Royal Foundation.

Ajit Nedungadi’s Education

Harvard Business School
MBA, Baker Scholar
1996 - 1998
Yale University
BS, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Electrical Engineering and Economics
1988 - 1992