Amit Gupta is the Chief Operating Officer of Jupiter Capital, a leading Investment and Financial services firm headquartered in Bangalore with a current portfolio mix that includes Media & Entertainment, Hospitality & Wellness, Aerospace & Engineering services, E-learning, Automobile Technology & E-Commerce.
Prior to joining Jupiter Capital as its Chief Operating Officer, Amit had a stint at Nova Specialty Surgery as Director – Mergers & Acquisitions. Amit is now responsible for JC’s managed investments and there accelerated value creation. In addition, he focusses on identification of new opportunities and nurturing them as an investor representative.
At Jupiter Capital, Amit is the Chief Operating Officer driving accelerated value creation for its investment companies and identifying new investment opportunities across industries. Amit’s experience spans over 19+ years in the field of Finance, Transaction Advisory, M&A, Business Development & VC. His functional expertise includes financial and business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, accelerated value creation, monetization and dealing with diversified demographics.
At Ernst & Young, Amit was Director - Transaction Advisory services where he led large and complex assignments including the Bharti acquisition of Zain and Warid Telecom, Aegis acquisition of PeopleSupport, the i-gate acquisition of Patni, the and nearly 100 other transactions in the IT and ITES space.
In his earlier role as Vice President, GENPACT (GECIS), Amit donned many leadership roles in Finance and General Management with stints across Ireland, England and Australia. He played a critical role in many of GENPACT’s acquisitions and also the company’s NYSE listing in 2006/07. Amit led the setting up the controllership and finance functions for new regions / poles as the assistant global controller at GECIS.
Amit is a qualified CA, CPA from Denver, Colorado with an executive MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. Outside of Jupiter, Amit is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys running and kick boxing. On the softer side he enjoys singing and cooking.