Imran Akram joins Dn capital as principal
London, 17 April, 2013 – DN Capital, a leading media and technology growth capital and early stage investor, today announced that Imran Akram has joined the firm as a Principal.
Prior to DN Capital, Imran was part of the founding team that started Fidelity Growth Partners Europe. His investments there included Innogames (browser based online gaming), GoodData (hosted business intelligence software/SaaS), Seatwave (event ticketing marketplace) and Wahanda (health, beauty and wellness marketplace). He started his investment career with General Atlantic where he was part of the team that invested in GlobalCollect (online payments). Before that he worked at Bain & Company and in Citigroup’s securitisation team, after graduating with a First in Engineering, Economics and Management from Oxford University. At DN Capital, Imran’s focus is on software and digital media opportunities, primarily targeting growth equity deals in these segments. His arrival continues the expansion of the DN Capital investment team. Imran commented: “I am excited to join the DN Capital team and to support the firm’s growth equity expansion.”
Nenad Marovac, Founding Partner at DN Capital, commented:
“We are delighted that Imran has joined us at DN Capital. He has built an outstanding record of delivering excellent results through strong leadership, innovative thinking and sound investment judgement. Imran will continue to build our growth equity investing and brings a strong network across Europe.”
“DN’s team continues to grow in strength to the benefit of both our portfolio companies and investors.”
ABOUT DN CAPITAL
DN Capital is a global early stage and growth capital investor in software, mobile applications, digital media and e-commerce companies with offices in London and Palo Alto. DN Capital’s objective is to identify, invest in and actively support its portfolio companies to become global leaders. Portfolio companies include Shazam Entertainment, Apsmart (sold to Thomson Reuters), Endeca Technologies (sold to Oracle), Datanomic (sold to Oracle), Eyeka, Performance Horizon, JacobsRimell (sold to Amdocs), Lagan (sold to Kana) Mister Spex, OLX (sold to Naspers), Airsense Wireless, MPME, Apsalar, Tbricks and windeln.de. The professionals at DN Capital bring over 50 years of private equity experience to their investments, and actively work with portfolio companies to steward their growth through the various stages of development. Additional information about the firm and its portfolio companies can be found at www.demianortega.com/dncapital.
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