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Why Apax Partners for Private Equity? / Overview of Apax Partners

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Apax Partners is a European private equity firm managing >$65B in assets. Apax's strategies include traditional private equity buyouts, growth equity, impact, and credit.

Apax primarily invests in the industry categories of Tech, Services, Healthcare, and Internet / Consumer. Apax is a global private equity firm, with 7 locations worldwide including large offices in London and New York.

Mitch Truwit, one of Apax's co-CEOs, has considerable operating experience, having served as the CEO of Orbitz Worldwide prior to joining Apax. Apax has a strong global presence,

The firm was named Europe's Best Fundraising Firm in 2022.

Apax Partners Overview

Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with Apax Partners, you should make sure you know:

  • 1 deal that the investment team you are recruiting with has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention

We explain how to answer qualitative questions and research private equity firms in our Private Equity Course. We also teach how to build LBO models and prepare for case study interviews.

Big 3 Qualitative Questions

Selected Transaction

Apax acquired an undisclosed stake in risk management company Alcumus from middle-market PE fund Inflexion.

  • Transaction Description: Apax X, LP managed by Apax Partners LLP entered into a definitive agreement to acquire an unknown stake in Alcumus Holdings Ltd. from Inflexion Buyout Fund IV.

  • Transaction Date: Closed March 2022

  • Transaction Value: £600mm

  • Press Release

Fact Sheet

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  • Company Name: Apax Partners

  • Description: Apax Partners LLP ("Apax") is a leading global private equity advisory firm working to inspire growth and ideas that transform businesses

  • Firm Category: Private Equity / Upper Middle Market

  • Ticker: LON:APAX

  • Founded: 1969

  • Assets Under Management: >$65B

  • Flagship Private Equity Fund Size: Apax X (£11B raised in 2021)

  • Co-CEOs: Mitch Truwit, Andrew Sillitoe

  • Headquarters: London, England


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Apax Partners Salary

Based on the H1B Database, the average base salary for an Associate at Apax Partners is $96k - $110k. We note that this salary information may be dated and not reflective of their current pay.


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