PEOPLE

private equity fund

FOUNDERS

ABRAR MIR

ABRAR MIR

ABRAR MIR
Managing Partner

 

  • Has over 20 years of private equity, investment banking, and healthcare sector experience.
  • He was previously the Global Head of Healthcare Investment Banking of Religare Capital Markets.
  • Prior to that, Managing Director with Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global investment banking group.
  • Has led numerous private equity transactions across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Education:

  • Qualified international finance lawyer
  • M.Phil in International Law from University of Cambridge

Dr. AMIT VARMA

Dr. AMIT VARMA

Dr. AMIT VARMA
Managing Partner

 

  • Has over 20 years of investment, operational, and clinical experience in the healthcare sector and is a renowned physician with healthcare management leadership.
  • He had led the international expansion initiatives of Fortis and affiliated companies and also spearheaded US$100 million India Build Out healthcare & education private equity fund.

Education:

  • MBBS, MD from University of Delhi, India
  • Super-specialty medical training from University of New York and University of Pittsburgh

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

WILDER FULFORD

WILDER FULFORD

WILDER FULFORD
Operating Partner, Member of Investment Committee

 

 

 

 

 

PARTNERS

SUNIL THAKUR

SUNIL THAKUR

SUNIL THAKUR
Partner

 

  • Has over 20 years of private equity, investment banking, and healthcare sector experience.
  • He was previously the Global Head of Healthcare Investment Banking of Religare Capital Markets.
  • Prior to that, Managing Director with Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global investment banking group.
  • Has led numerous private equity transactions across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Education:

  • Qualified international finance lawyer
  • M.Phil in International Law from University of Cambridge

EWAN DAVIS

EWAN DAVIS

EWAN DAVIS
Partner

 

  • Former CEO of Merck Generics Group
  • Over 30 years of healthcare experience with global multinationals such as Genpharm, Merck and Mylan
  • Joined Merck KgaA (previously Genpharm) in 2001 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2003, where he was responsible for Merck’s global business as well as the development of Merck’s generic businesses in North, Central and South America

Education:

  • B.S. from University of Toronto’s Erindale College

VALUE OPTIMIZATION BOARD (VOB)

PETER D. GOODSON

Peter Goodson

PETER GOODSON
Chairman

 

  • Over 50 years of advisory, investment banking and private equity investment experience
  • Chairman of Quadria Capital’s Value Optimization Board and Renumeration – Compensation Committee
  • Distinguished Teaching Fellow at Berkeley Hass Business School and INSEAD
  • One of the early-stage Partners at the US PE firm of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
  • Formerly member of the Executive Committee, Co-head of Global Investment Banking and Founder of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Merchant Banking Departments at Kidder, Peabody & Co.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University
  • Harvard Business School Program for Financial Executives

Hank Klakurka

HANK KLAKURKA

Hank Klakurka
Director

 

  • Former CEO of Merck Generics Group
  • Over 30 years of healthcare experience with global multinationals such as Genpharm, Merck and Mylan
  • Joined Merck KgaA (previously Genpharm) in 2001 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2003, where he was responsible for Merck’s global business as well as the development of Merck’s generic businesses in North, Central and South America

Education:

  • B.S. from University of Toronto’s Erindale College

ROBERT WILLETT

ROBERT WILLETT

ROBERT WILLETT
Director

 

  • 50 + years of international operating experience in the retail multi channel and
    technology industries as Managing Partner, Chairman, CEO, Strategic Advisor and Investor roles.
  • Former Global Managing Partner Accenture’s Retail Practice and a Member of the Executive Ctte Rtd.
  • Former CEO & CIO BestBuy International Rtd.
  • Board Member & Strategic Adviser Mobile World Group.
  • Former Board Member PNJ & Strategic Adviser to the Board.
  • Experience as Investor & Board Member of Tensense, Eagle Eye Plc, Zynstra, Purple Wifi, Metapack, Gilda & Pearl.

Bhasker Iyer

Bhasker Iyer

Bhasker Iyer
Director

 

  • Over 40 years of healthcare experience in leading pharma companies in Emerging Markets
  • Led operations of blue-chip companies such as Abbott India, Wockhardt India and AstraZeneca Asia-Pacific
  • Bhasker is also an Independent Director on the Boards of Bharat Serum and Vaccines, RPG Life Sciences, RA Chem and ZCL Chemicals

TAN SEANG TEAK

TAN SEANG TEAK

TAN SEANG TEAK
Director

 

  • Over 30 years of experience in healthcare administration, project development and investment spanning across several Asean countries.
  • Successfully completed the USD900 million Gleneagles Hong Kong project within time and budget.
  • Previously, was the Executive Vice President of Healthcare and Wellness sector at Heliconia Capital Management, a subsidiary of Temasek, completing the M&A of portfolio in Vietnam. Prior to that, was the Group Chief Operating Officer of Hoan My Medical Corporation in Vietnam, the largest private healthcare group with 15 hospitals and also served as Chairman of Hanh Phuc International Hospital, Vietnam, a JCI accredited hospital.

Education:

  • MBA and Master in Science in Biotechnology from National University of Malaysia

THOMAS C. FRANCO

THOMAS C. FRANCO

THOMAS C. FRANCO
Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

INVESTMENT TEAM

Rahul Agarwal

Rahul Agarwal

Rahul Agarwal
Managing Director

 

  • Has over 14 years of private equity and corporate finance advisory experience across deals in Asia and US
  • Responsible for investments, portfolio management and divestment activities for South Asia portfolio
  • Previously served as a Vice President with Religare Global Asset Management, as an Associate with Evolvence India Fund and as an Associate with E&Y TAS
  • Recipient of 40 under 40 Alternative Investment Professionals in India recognition in 2020 from AIWMI and IAAIF

Education:

  • MBA in Finance and Strategy from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent)

Abhishek Yadav

ABHISHEK YADAV

ABHISHEK YADAV
Director

 

  • Abhishek has almost 12 years of Private Equity, M&A and strategy consulting experience across healthcare and life sciences domain
  • Total deal experience of over US$ 350 m across various sub-segments in the healthcare domain
  • Responsible for investments and portfolio management activities across South Asia
  • Previously served with HealthBridge Advisors, a healthcare management consulting firm, and Jubilant Life Sciences in the M&A and strategy team.

Education:

  • MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
  • Bachelors in Technology in Biotechnology from Amity University

JOSEPH KHOO

JOSEPH KHOO

JOSEPH KHOO
Director

  • Senior investment professional with over 15 years of private equity, investment banking and corporate finance experience
  • He has led and executed transactions internationally with an aggregate value of over US$3 billion across Asia and Europe
  • He has served on the boards of various control-oriented investments during his time at Partners Group
  • He has significant leverage finance experience and familiarity working across the capital structure in Asia and Europe

Education:

  • MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
  • B.Acc from Nanyang Business School

Janice Trinh

Janice Trinh

Janice Trinh
Vice President

 

  • Over 9 years of experience in investment banking, hedge fund and private equity in US and Asia
  • Janice is responsible for coverage, transaction execution, and portfolio management activities in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
  • Prior to joining Quadria, she is an equity analyst at CenterSquare Investment Management, an investment manager manging $16bn AUM
  • Prior to that, equity analyst at Goldman Sachs in New York and Singapore covering healthcare
  • In addition, she is an Investor in Portfolia, a Venture Capital fund investing in women’s health focused start-ups and is currently advising many FEMTECH business in the region.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University
  • CFA level 2 certified

Arif Siddhartha

Arif Sidharta

Arif Sidharta
Vice President

 

  • Over 12 years of private equity and capital market experience in Asia and in Europe.
  • Prior to Quadria Capital, he was with Mizuho Asia Partners, CapVest Partners, and Black River Asset Management.
  • He is responsible for coverage, transaction execution, and portfolio management activities in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

Education:

  • from London Business School, BBA from Nanyang Technological University
  • CFA Charterholder

Arshita Kapoor

Arshita Kapoor

Arshita Kapoor
Senior Associate

 

  • Over 6.5 years of investment banking experience across M&A and Private Equity advisory
  • Previously worked as an Associate in Rothschild & Co’s Global Advisory business

Education:

  • MBA in Finance and Marketing from Xavier Labour Research Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur
  • B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute

Raghav Bhatnagar

Raghav Bhatnagar

Raghav Bhatnagar
Associate

 

  • Over 5.5 years of investment banking and corporate M&A experience across healthcare and consumer sectors
  • Previously worked as an AVP with o3 Capital

Education:

  • MBA, securing finance gold medal from Indian Institute of Management, Shillong
  • CFA US (all levels cleared) and BBS from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University

Anna Yu

Anna Yu

Anna Yu
Associate

 

  • 4 years of experience of M&A advisory covering healthcare and consumer sectors
  • Previously worked as a manager with Tardis Capital

Education:

  • Master of Professional Accounting from Singapore Management University
  • ACCA Membere

MARK XU

MARK XU

MARK XU
Associate

 

  • Over 2 years of investment banking experience in the healthcare sector
  • Assisted in the evaluation and execution of transactions totalling over US$ 2 billion
  • Previously worked as an Analyst at HSBC London covering the healthcare sector

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University College London

Daniel Chin

DANIEL CHIN

DANIEL CHIN
Associate

 

 

 

 

 

 

NANDINI GUPTA

NANDINI GUPTA

NANDINI GUPTA
Analyst

 

  • Over 2 years of Healthcare investment banking experience

Education:

  • Bachelor of Commerce from Christ University, Bangalore
  • CFA level 3 candidate

VALUE OPTIMIZATION AND ESG TEAM

SHRIHARSHA SARKAR

SHRIHARSHA SARKAR

SHRIHARSHA SARKAR
Associate

 

  • Over 14 years of experience in consulting, value creation and private equity across Southeast Asia, India and broader APAC
  • Responsible for value optimization initiatives across Quadria’s portfolio companies in South and Southeast Asia
  • Prior to joining Quadria Capital, Shri led IQVIA’s life-sciences consulting practice for Southeast Asia; before that Shri was part of EY’s healthcare & life-sciences consulting practice in India

Education:

  • MBA from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)
  • Bachelor of Engineering from Mumbai University

Anjli Kaushal

ANJLI KAUSHAL

ANJLI KAUSHAL
Vice President

 

  • Over 12 years of experience in healthcare delivery, operations, healthcare IT, telemedicine, projects and business strategy with premier institutions
  • Responsible for enhancing value across the South & South East Asia portfolio
  • Formerly with Max Healthcare, Fortis Healthcare & AIG Hospitals
  • Personal passion for the digital healthcare space with operating experience having run the largest TeleICU network in Asia

Education:

  • BScN, MBA from National University of Singapore (NUS)

Shivani Sahai

SHIVANI SAHAI

SHIVANI SAHAI
ESG, Manager

 

  • Over 8 years’ experience in ESG and Sustainability domain
  • Extensively worked in ESG strategy and advisory space across sectors for development agencies, private equity funds and corporates in India
  • Prior experience at KPMG’s Climate Change and Sustainability division and at PwC’s Corporate Taxation division

Education:

  • MBA in Business Sustainability from TERI University, New Delhi
  • Bachelors in Commerce (Hons.) from Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi

INVESTOR RELATIONS

Gerald Ng

Gerald Ng

Gerald Ng
Head, Investor Relations

 

  • Over 16 years of investment banking and fundraising experience
  • Responsible for Quadria Capital’s investor relations and fundraising activities
  • Previously with Northstar Advisors, EQT Partners, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and ABN AMRO

Education:

  • Master of Science from Stanford University
  • Bachelor of Science from University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

OPERATIONS TEAM

Christy OI

Christy OI

Christy OI
Chief Operating Officer

 

  • Over 20 years of regional finance and operations experience across Asia ex China.
  • Previously with Arisaig Partners, ING Bank, CBRE Global Investors and Ipsen Pharma.

Education:

  • Institute of Chartered Accountant, Australia
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Devendra Sharma

Devendra Sharma

Devendra Sharma
Head of Finance

 

  • Over 14+ years of statutory and finance experience across private equity and auditing firms
  • Previously served with Religare Global Asset Management as part of the Central Corporate team and E&Y

Education:

  • Chartered Account (CPA Equivalent)

NG Yee Lu

NG YEELU

Ng Yee Lu
Finance Controller

 

  • Over 11 years of finance and audit experience across Private Equity and Auditing firms
  • Formerly with Revantage Asia, Xander Investment Management and PwC

Education:

  • Charted Accountant in Singapore
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”)
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Honors), Multimedia University

Tan Yi Hong

Tan YI Hong

Tan YI Hong
Finance Manager

 

  • Over 5 years of experience in Private equity and Banking domain.
  • Prior to Quadria Capital, Served Actis Global Services Private Limited as Senior Executive in Private Equity Funds Administration team and as Deputy Credit Manager in ICICI Bank.

Education:

  • Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Bachelor of Commerce from CCS University
  • CFA Candidate

Kartikey Singhal

Kartikey Singhal

Kartikey Singhal
Finance Manager

 

  • Over 5 years of experience in Private equity and Banking domain.
  • Prior to Quadria Capital, Served Actis Global Services Private Limited as Senior Executive in Private Equity Funds Administration team and as Deputy Credit Manager in ICICI Bank.

Education:

  • Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Bachelor of Commerce from CCS University
  • CFA Candidate

Ethan Lee

ETHAN LEE

ETHAN LEE
Compliance Manager

 

  • Over 8 years in Asset Management and Private Equity experience
  • Previously served with NewQuest Capital Partners, Maybank Asset Management and BNP Asset Management

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Manchester
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Birmingham City University
  • Master of Science in Finance from University College Dublin
  • Associate Member of the International Compliance Association

Nivedita Pant

Nivedita Pant

Nivedita Pant
Office Manager

 

  • Over 18 years of experience of administration and human resource roles across hospital groups and asset management groups
  • Previously worked as an Executive Assistant to the Director of Fortis Healthcare and Religare Enterprises Limited

Education:

  • MBA in International Business

Samantha Tham

Samantha Tham

Samantha Tham
Office Manager

 

  • Over 10 years of human resources, administrative and operations experience with DBS Bank Ltd Singapore and American Express International, Inc.

Education:

  • Certification in Human Resources Management

Charissa Ang

CHARISSA ANG

CHARISSA ANG
PA/Administrator