Carlyle promotes India’s Neeraj Bharadwaj as Partner in a global reshuffle

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Global private equity giant Carlyle has elevated Neeraj Bharadwaj, managing director of Asia Buyout Fund, to the position of Partner in the firm, according to a statement.

Bharadwaj is among the 43 professionals who have been promoted globally as part of the firm’s move to restructure its senior team.

Bharadwaj joined Carlyle in 2012 as the managing director of the $3.9 billion Asia Buyout Fund to advise on large growth capital and buyout opportunities across sectors in India. He currently operates out of Mumbai.

Prior to joining Carlyle, he was the managing director with Accel Partners’ growth investing operation in India. Preceding that he was with Apax Partners for nearly 10 years.

Bharadwaj holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, and a BS degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Carlyle Group had worth $188 billion of assets under management across 126 funds and 160 fund of fund vehicles as on September 30, 2015. The firm has expertise in various industries including aerospace, defense and government services, consumer and retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, technology and business services, telecommunications & media and transportation.

The private equity group employs more than 1,700 people in 35 offices across six continents.

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