Varun Laul is a Managing Director at Zodius Capital. He is based in Mumbai.
Prior to joining Zodius, he was a Director with Providence Equity in India. Varun was part of the founding team for their India business and was integral to the firm's investments in media and telecom in India, most notably, Idea Cellular, UFO Moviez and Hathway Cable. At Providence, he was responsible for the India portfolio and led the merger of ShopCJ with HomeShop18 and Indus Towers with Bharti Infratel on behalf of the firm.
Before joining Providence, Varun was an investment banker with DSP Merrill Lynch and advised clients in consumer, media, telecoms and industrial sectors. He currently serves on the boards of UFO Moviez and Hathway Digital Private Limited.
Varun holds an MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and has a Bachelor of Technology degree from IIT, Kharagpur.