Puneet Bhatia

Co-Managing Partner,

Puneet Bhatia is the Co-Managing Partner for TPG Capital Asia and the head of TPG Capital India. He has created and led over fifteen transactions for TPG Capital in India including Matrix Laboratories, Vishal Retail, invested over $500m in the Shriram group in four of the group companies, in Manipal Hospitals, and Jana Bank, in UPL Corp, Sai Pharma and RR Kabel and recently in Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail and in Fractal. He currently serves on most of the Board of Directors of these companies.

Prior to joining TPG in April 2002, Mr. Bhatia was Chief Executive, Private Equity Group for GE Capital India ("GE Capital"), where he was responsible for conceptualizing and creating its direct and strategic private equity investment group. As Chief Executive, he created and handled a portfolio of almost a dozen companies such as TCS, Patni Computers, BirlaSoft, Sierra Atlantic, iGate, Indus Software and Rediff. He was also responsible for consummating some of GE Capital's joint ventures in India. Prior to this, Mr. Bhatia was with ICICI Ltd from 1990 to 1995 in the Project and Corporate Finance group and worked as Senior Analyst with Crosby Securities from 1995 to 1996.

Mr. Bhatia was born, grew up in and is based in India. He has a B.Com Honors degree from the Sriram College of Commerce, Delhi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.