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Anirban Dasgupta

Managing Director

Anirban is a Managing Director in the New York office and leads Equiteq’s Buyside M&A Practice in North America. He has 17+ years of experience in investment banking, private investing and management consulting.

Value to Clients

Anirban advises corporations and private equity firms on acquiring companies - helping them identify, approach, diligence and execute upon acquisition targets.

He adds value to his clients at every step of this origination process by leveraging his extensive experience advising senior management teams / Boards and Private Equity firms on M&A, corporate finance and deal sourcing.

Experience

 Prior to joining Equiteq Anirban co-led the buy-side M&A practice at MHT Partners, prior to which he established and operated an investment firm that originated deals in partnership with private equity firms. Prior to that he was an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank. He had spent a few years at McKinsey before attending business school.  

His banking experience includes M&A (sellside and buyside), activism defense, structured debt exchanges, distressed financings / asset sales, IPO and equity / convertible issuances. He has worked across multiple industry sectors over his banking and private investing career.

Anirban holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Delhi.

Other things about Anirban

Anirban had a keen interest in fitness, travel and cooking / eating out. He is married with two children.