14 February 2024
Apis Partners welcomes Maggie Abrahams as Chief Operating Officer
London, 9th January 2024 – Apis Partners LLP (“Apis”), the global financial services private equity asset manager, today announced the hire of Maggie Abrahams as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”). The strategic hire is a testament to Apis’ commitment to bolster its leadership team with top-tier talent to drive continued growth and innovation.
Maggie brings over two decades’ experience to Apis, having worked in business and operational leadership roles across private equity, asset management and financial research. Most recently, Maggie held the position of COO at global private equity investment advisory business, IH International Advisors (“IHIA”), where she was responsible for operations, HR, budget, and governance. Prior to IHIA, Maggie worked as Deputy COO at London LGPS CIV Ltd, Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, and Managing Director at HSBC Global Research. Maggie holds a joint MBA/MA degree from the Wharton School and Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania. Her exemplary track record aligns seamlessly with Apis’ vision and goals.
“I am delighted to join the Apis team at this exciting point in the firm’s development”, said Maggie. “Apis has a talented team with a strong track record of both investment performance and social impact and I look forward to working with the team to ensure the optimal operational framework and practices are in place to support the firm’s continued success.”
With Apis having enjoyed rapid growth in recent months, Maggie’s key responsibilities will be driving operational excellence and efficiencies to support the firm’s investment activities and development, while solidifying and promoting Apis’ culture and mission.
Apis was founded by Matteo Stefanel and Udayan Goyal in 2014 and is a specialist growth investor focused on investing in opportunities at the dynamic intersection of finance and technology, where innovation is transforming the provision of financial services globally. The firm has a strong focus on the sustainability and societal impact of its investments in sector-leading companies.
Commenting on today’s announcement, Matteo Stefanel, Apis Co-Founder and Managing Partner said: “We are thrilled to welcome Maggie to the Apis family. Her extensive industry experience and track record speak for themselves, and we are in no doubt that she will be an invaluable addition to the team.”
Udayan Goyal, Apis Co-Founder and Managing Partner, added: “As Apis continues on the exciting next phase of its growth, we are confident that Maggie will play a pivotal role in driving the firm’s future strategic initiatives.”
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About Apis Partners
The Apis Group (“Apis”) is an ESGI-native global private equity and venture capital asset manager that supports growth-stage financial services and financial infrastructure businesses by providing them with catalytic growth equity capital. Collectively Apis, through its team of around 40 professionals with deep industry expertise, manages or advises on total committed capital from investors (including drawn and invested capital) of US$1.2 billion.
Including its headquarters in London, Apis has representation in eight countries across Europe, Asia, and Africa. Apis is highly conscious of the developmental impact that the provision of growth capital for financial services and financial infrastructure businesses in growth markets can achieve, and as such, financial inclusion is a core tenet of Apis’ approach and investment mandate. Apis became a signatory to the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) upon inception of the firm in 2014.
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