Bluebox announces the appointment of Anant Thakrar as a Director

April 3, 2019

Bluebox announces the appointment of Anant Thakrar as a Director

Anant has over 20 years’ experience as a Finance Director / CFO with a particular focus on the small to mid-size technology sector. This experience includes being FD/CFO for the EMEA operations of US high tech companies along with advising business start ups and SMEs in capital raising, strategic planning and corporate finance transactions, including MBOs.

In his last role Anant was Director at Regent Partners a leading technology corporate finance boutique where he managed numerous deals in the TMT space including buy mandates for international technology companies along with fund raises for innovative early stage businesses.

Prior to this he was the Finance Director for Mastek Ltd, a high growth software solutions business listed on the Mumbai Stock Exchange, where he played a key role in driving strategic growth by way of acquisitions, joint ventures and the demerger of the overall business, including a subsequent listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Anant is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Commenting on the appointment, CEO Paul Herman , said: “Bluebox is committed to recruiting the highest quality talent that can assist us in delivering the highest level of service and providing market-leading advice to our clients. Anant has a great track record and experience in the mid-market and I am confident that he will make an excellent addition to the senior team.”

Anant added: “I am delighted to have joined Paul and the team at Bluebox and am relishing the challenge. Bluebox has built an enviable reputation driving significant value for their clients and I am particularly impressed with their unique Blue Diamond programme which identifies key issues early on that will enhance sale-ability in the future. I am excited to be working with the team here and look forward to actively supporting the continuing growth of the firm.”

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