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Ajit Nedungadi

TA Associates

London, UK

Executive Committee, Managing Director

TA Associates

Ajit Nedungadi


Ajit Nedungadi is a Managing Partner and co-heads the Core 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.

With 22 years’ experience in private equity, Ajit’ 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 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 Nedungadi’s Newsfeed

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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”.

List 10 private equity firms share strategies for tech M&A

TA Associates  | Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Boston, the firm manages about $13 billion.  Leadership: Brian Conway, chairman and managing partner; Ajit Nedungadi, managing partner.

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Ajit Nedungadi’s Background

Executive Committee, Managing Director
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 Non-Executive Positions

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.
Board Member
Prague, CZ
Eurowag are the fastest growing integrated mobility provider in Europe - focusing on finding solution to simplify lives of commercial road transport companies. Eurowag provide fuel & toll payments, tax refund, fleet management and advice, helping keep over 250 000 vehicles moving across Europe, Middle East & Asia.
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Previous Non-Executive 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
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Board of Advisors
Jan 2014 - Present
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

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