Shweta Jalan

Managing Partner,
Advent International

Shweta is Managing Partner and India Head for Advent International. She has over 21 years of experience in Private Equity. She joined Advent in 2009. She has led and is managing investments of over $2 bn at Advent India across various sectors. Prior to that she worked for almost a decade at ICICI Venture, which at the time was the largest private equity firm in India. Shweta has experience in sourcing and negotiating transactions and advising on the management and successful exiting of investments through both sale to strategic buyers and listing of companies. She has experience of working across a wide range of sectors including consumer, healthcare, FIG and IT/BPO. Before joining ICICI Venture, she was working for a year at Ernst & Young in their corporate finance division.
Awards & Achievements
-Awarded ‘India’s Top 40 Under Forty’ by Economic Times & Spencer Stuart.
- Identified top 50 women in India Inc. by ‘Forbes India W-Power Trailblazers’.
- Identified as one of the `Most Powerful Women in Indian Business`- Business Today
- Identified as one of the `50 Most Powerful Women in Business` - Fortune India Magazine
- Identified as one of the ‘India’s 30 Most Powerful Women’ – Business Today Magazine
- Awarded “Investment Professional of the Year” by VC Circle
Investments participated in

Shweta has worked on a large number of investments at Advent including Encora, BSV Ltd, Crompton
Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited, Quest Technologies, ASK Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd.,
Manjushree Packaging, Bharat Serums and Vaccines amongst others. Investments in ICICI Venture
included companies like ACE Refractories, Updater Services, Rubamin, Tata Infomedia and VA Tech

Current Directorships:
Quest Global Services Pte. Ltd.
Modenik Lifestyle Pvt.Ltd.
Manjushree Technopack Ltd.
Bharat Serums and Vaccines Ltd.
RA Chem Pharma Limited