Ajay Candade

Ajay Candade

Director, Private Equity

Ajay Candade (Mumbai) joined KKR in 2015 and is a member of the Private Equity team. At KKR, he has been involved in investments in TVS Logistics, Magma Fincorp, Avendus Capital and Eurokids. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Avendus Capital, Eurokids and has previously served on the boards of TVS Logistics and Magma Housing Finance. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Candade was with Warburg Pincus in Mumbai, where he was involved with investments in Alliance Tire Group (ATG), Continental Warehousing Corporation Limited, ICICI Bank, Max India and Max Healthcare. Previously, he has worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, in New York and Mumbai. Mr. Candade holds a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T) Madras, where he graduated as a Governor's Gold medalist, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.