Chirag Sapra is an Associate in the India team of Affirma Capital. He has over 5 years of combined private equity and investment banking experience in India. Prior to Affirma Capital, Chirag was an Associate with Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) and was deeply involved in analyzing and evaluating new investment opportunities, executing transactions and managing portfolio companies across sectors including industrials and manufacturing, automotive components, specialty chemicals, nutraceuticals, healthcare, ports, food and travel.
Prior to SCPE, Chirag was an Analyst at Avendus Capital, a KKR backed mid-market investment bank, where he was a part of the M&A and PE Advisory team and focused on the technology and outsourcing space. His prior internships were at Credit Suisse, Hedge Quants (a quant-based hedge fund) and Standard Chartered Securities.
Chirag has Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Mathematics (dual degree) from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani and has cleared CFA Level II of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.