Previously, Narayanan had provided governance and strategy guidance through leadership positions and active board memberships. He also delivered successful exits through sales to strategic, public markets and peers sales. Sanaka Capital Partners will make use of this expertise and experience to focus on alternate investments, including in India and those with India linkages.
“Association with an institutional group like Woodman with its various international relationships complement Sanaka Capital Partners and my strengths to build an alternate investment platform that should provide best in class risk return parameters to various limited partner (LP) investors of Sanaka Capital,” said Shankar Narayanan, founder and CEO at Sanaka Capital.
“We are delighted to be partnering with Shankar Narayanan, which will give us a footprint to an exciting Asian market,” Daniel Aaxman, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Woodman, said. “This will also benefit our existing and future clients, who will have access to a first class private equity team with an unrivalled track record,” he added.