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Amit Chandra Managing Director Focus: India Mumbai


Mr. Chandra joined Bain Capital as a Managing Director in early 2008. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Chandra spent most of his professional career at DSP Merrill Lynch, a leading investment bank in India. At the firm, he had direct oversight of its Global Markets & Investment Banking business, which included the firm's substantial principal businesses. He retired from DSP Merrill Lynch in 2007 as its Board Member & Managing Director. Consequently, for a part of 2007, Mr. Chandra was a partner of NSR Advisors, which advised NSR Private Equity, a $1.3 bn fund focused on the sub-continent. Prior to his MBA, Mr. Chandra worked at India's leading engineering & construction firm, Larsen & Toubro.

Mr. Chandra was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007.


Mr. Chandra received his MBA from Boston College, on a full research assistantship, and was awarded the school's Distinguished Alumni in 2007. He received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from VJTI, Bombay University, and was awarded the "Best Graduating Student" award.