Pharma Veteran Manish Gupta Joins Convergent Finance LLP as Operating Partner

July 20, 2022 10:43 a.m. STI

Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]July 20 (ANI/NewsSee): Convergent Finance LLP announces the appointment of Manish Gupta as operating partner. Manish is the former CEO and Managing Director of Sequent Scientific, India’s largest animal health company. He was previously CEO – Pharma Business, of Strides Pharma Science and part of the management team at Wockhardt, where he led several businesses over the years. Manish recently assumed the role of MD at Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals (a company in which funds advised by Convergent made an investment of INR 2,692mm (USD 34.6mm) on June 27, 2022).
Manish has expertise in leading business turnarounds and organizational transformations. At Convergent, Manish will help identify and evaluate investment opportunities.
Harsha Raghavan, Managing Partner at Convergent, welcomed Manish and said, “We are delighted to have Manish Gupta join us as an operating partner. Manish is a pharmaceutical industry veteran with over 25 years of stellar experience building and turning around multiple companies. We have known him personally for almost 10 years, including during our time as shareholders of Sequent Scientific, and have seen him grow the business and create value for all stakeholders. ‘huge opportunities to consolidate and build a gaming platform in the domestic formulations industry and we look forward to exploring many more opportunities in partnership with Manish. »

Manish Gupta commented, “I have been very impressed with the Convergent team’s active operational involvement with its portfolio companies to drive long-term sustainable growth. Building on our successful relationship at Sequent, I look forward to working with the Convergent team to identify investment opportunities. in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, and then working with these companies to grow their businesses. »
Convergent Finance LLP is a forward-thinking investment management and advisory partnership for bringing together ideas, capital and passionate entrepreneurs. Convergent’s investment process involves identifying a proprietary platform and complementary opportunities, speed of execution, and a constant focus on improving performance. The convergent value investing approach believes in paying fair and reasonable valuations through bilaterally negotiated transactions.
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