Altas Welcomes Akshay Kumar

September 3, 2020

Altas Partners is pleased to announce that Akshay Kumar has joined the firm as a Principal.

Akshay joins Altas from Blackstone, where he focused on investment opportunities across a wide variety of industries. Prior to joining Blackstone, Akshay worked at TPG in San Francisco, focusing on investment opportunities in the consumer, retail, and healthcare sectors. Akshay holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honours Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business (Ivey Scholar, Gold Medalist) and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

About Altas Partners

Founded in 2012, Altas Partners is an investment firm with a long-term orientation focused on acquiring significant interests in high-quality, market-leading businesses in partnership with outstanding management teams. The firm manages approximately US$7 billion on behalf of endowments, foundations, family offices, public pension funds, and other institutional investors. The firm’s past and present portfolio companies include DuBois Chemicals, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Tecta America, Hub International, PADI, Medforth Global Healthcare Education, Capital Vision Services (MyEyeDr.), and NSC Minerals. For more information, please visit