Amit Singh

Managing Director and Co-head, Enterprise Technology and Services, Avendus Capital

Amit  Singh has over 19 years of IT services and investment banking experience and currently co-heads the Enterprise Technology and Services (ET&S) vertical for Avendus’s investment banking business. Amit has concluded more than 45 transactions in the technology and outsourcing space. 

At Avendus, he has led and closed some of the most complex transactions in this sector including transactions like the sale of Satyam Computers to Tech Mahindra, the sale of Patni Computers to Apax/iGate combined, and acquisition of Digital Risk on behalf of Mphasis. Amit began his career with Lovelock & Lewes, a member firm of Coopers & Lybrand. His first encounter with the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) came within months of his starting his career at Coopers & Lybrand merged with Price Waterhouse to create the biggest of the Big Four accounting firms.

He has also worked with one of the leading new economy IT services company of the 90s, Cambridge Technology Partners, which was later acquired by Novell Inc. Amit then went on to manage M&A at Symphony Services, as one of its earliest employees. He was instrumental in the inorganic growth of the company to a 1000+ employee organization in less than three years.

Amit holds an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar and has earned his Bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.


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