Deepak Janardan

Deepak Janardan is a Vice President of Carmelina Capital Partners and has significant experience investing in and advising middle market and lower middle market companies across a broad range of industries. Prior to Carmelina, Deepak was a Senior Associate at Brentwood Associates, a leading private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles with over $2.4 billion of assets under management. During his tenure at Brentwood, Deepak focused on evaluating potential investments, performing due diligence, and structuring, negotiating, and closing portfolio investments. Additionally, he actively worked with portfolio company management teams, playing a significant role in supporting, growing, and exiting these investments. Prior to Brentwood, he worked in the private equity practice at H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm with over $43 billion of capital under management, where he focused on evaluating, executing, and supporting investments across the middle market.

Deepak started his career as an analyst in investment banking within the Industrials Group at Houlihan Lokey in Chicago. Deepak graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota, where he received a BS in Business with an emphasis on Finance.

Deepak’s passion for investing comes from the fun, challenge, and fulfillment of building businesses hand-in-hand with talented entrepreneurs and founders.

"I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature." ‎– ‎John D. Rockefeller
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