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Rohit Kochar

Senior Advisor
rohit.kochar@focusbankers.com

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Senior Advisor to PE firms

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President & Board Member, HOV Services

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CEO & Board Member, Macmillan Publishing Solutions Limited

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Managing Director – BPO, RR Donnolley

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Managing Director - BPO, Hays PLC Group

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Vice President, GE Capital International Services

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Vice President, American Express Bank

Industry Expertise

Private Equity

Industry Expertise

Information Technology

Industry Expertise

Business Process Management

Industry Expertise

Information Management Services

Industry Expertise

Media Services

Industry Expertise

Document Business Process Solutions

Industry Expertise

Business Communication Services

Industry Expertise

Software

Rohit Kochar, a FOCUS Senior Advisor, has 20+ years of experience developing, evaluating, and building global businesses with private equity investment firms in the business process outsourcing, information technology, information management services, software, banking and financial services industries. He works with clients in North America, UK, Europe, Asia Pacific (including India, China) and Latin America and has experience with transactions in excess of $2 billion.

Mr. Kochar has been a Senior Advisor with large to mid-market private equity firms, including Veronis Suhler Stevenson, The Gores Group, The Jordan Company, H.I.G. Capital, TPG Europe and Genstar Capital, evaluating buyout opportunities to build market leading global organizations. These opportunities have been $50 million-$1billion in revenues with EBITDA of $15-200million. Moreover, as a consultant to Partners Group, Mr. Kochar advised them on CSS Corp (a US-India corridor information technology infrastructure management services company) to successfully consummate the deal.

Mr. Kochar was President & Board Member of HOV Services, a platform based business process management firm with $600 million in revenues, $150 million EBITDA, 11,000+ employees and a value of $1.8 billion. Mr. Kochar was also CEO and Board Member of Macmillan Publishing Solutions Limited, a publicly traded company in India, a global leader in the content services & software space.

Additionally, Mr. Kochar, as Managing Director, built Hays Plc Group’s outsourcing business from $20 million to over $450 million with an EBITDA margin of 25% and a business valuation of nearly $1.5 billion. Part of the business was acquired by Astron for $843 million and sometime later Astron was valued at $1 billion when acquired by RR Donnelley (RRD). As the Managing Director of RRD, Mr. Kochar led the acquisition of OfficeTiger and the integration of Astron-OfficeTiger within RRD, and ran the combined business with $630 million in revenues and an EBITDA of $130 million.

As Vice President at GE Capital International Services, BPO & ITO arm of General Electric (now called Genpact, Mr. Kochar built a segment of GECIS globally to $200 million with an operating profit margin of 30%.
Mr. Kochar, as Vice President and Head of Personal Financial Services for American Express Bank in India, built their personal financial services business during the time that Amex became the third largest foreign bank in market share.

Mr. Kochar has an MBA in Finance and Information Technology from ICFAI Business School in Hyderabad, India and Chartered Financial Analysts from Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India in Hyderabad, India, as well as a Bachelors in Chemistry from Fergusson College in Pune, India. He attended under graduate college at Saint Xavier’s in Jaipur, India.

Contact Information

Rohit Kochar
Senior Advisor

Bangalore
India

Direct: +91 80 41466746
rohit.kochar@focusbankers.com
Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction: Washington, DC