Vijay Chakravarthi is a Managing Director in the India team for Affirma Capital and is based in Mumbai. Vijay has over 20 years of relevant experience, including 11 years of India private equity experience. Prior to Affirma Capital, Vijay was with Standard Chartered Private Equity since 2012 and has a strong track record of investing and generating exits at attractive returns. During his tenure with SCPE, Vijay has been involved with several of the fund’s investments including Northern Arc, Varun Beverages, Fortis Healthcare, Cafe Coffee Day and Devadarshini.
Prior to SCPE, Vijay worked in private equity, strategy consulting and operations management across various locations including Mumbai and Chennai in India and Chicago and Milwaukee in the United States. Vijay’s roles have included Vice President at Bain Capital where he concluded and managed multiple private equity investments of over USD 650 million, Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group focused on private equity and M&A, and Six Sigma Black Belt and Operations Leader at General Electric Company.
Vijay has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, MS from The Ohio State University and Bachelor of Engineering from University of Madras.