Director in Bulger Partners’ investment banking practice with passion and expertise in helping technology companies realize their goals.
Vikas is passionate about leveraging technology to solve real-life problems and helping technology businesses accelerate their growth and scale.
Vikas has spent 6 years in software development and IT Consulting across the USA, Europe and India. He developed one of the first e-commerce platforms for GE Plastics Europe, fund performance tracking and capital markets trading applications for Dresdner Bank and Piper Jaffray as well as fully automated testing products to test Web Services and TIBCO-based applications for CenturyLink (Qwest Communications). In his spare time, he continues to develop his code library for web data mining and BI/ analytics.
Vikas also has 10 years of experience originating and executing all aspects of buy-side and sell-side M&A, private equity and debt capital raising, strategic planning and analysis, completing over $3bn in transaction value across
3 continents. He has executed transactions with companies across several software verticals, including Financial Software/ Fin-Tech, Healthcare IT and Public Sector Software, as well as across BI/ Analytics, E-commerce, Digital/ Traditional Media, Telecoms and Technology Services sectors.
Vikas holds a B. Tech in Engineering from IIT Delhi and an MBA from London Business School.
➢ Capital raise for Big Data/ analytics vendor, RavenPack, from Draper Esprit
➢ Sale of Dutch IT distributor, Infotheek, to Sweden-based Altor
➢ $130m capital raise for Kenya-based Wananchi Group – the second largest capital raise by a start-up in Africa in 2014
➢ Carve-out and sale of IdéoSanté, a French healthcare software developer
➢ Sale of Slando, owned by the Gumtree ex-founders, to Naspers
➢ Sale of UK-based law enforcement software developer, Memex, to US-based SAS
➢ Sale of Telindus IT Services subsidiaries of Belgacom in Spain, Italy and Sweden