Ara Partners, a private equity firm specializing in industrial decarbonization investments, has hired Greg Zuboff as a vice president and Abhiram Karuppur as an associate.
“We are very happy to have Greg and Abhiram join the investment team,” said Tuan Tran, a managing director of Ara Partners. “They both bring significant execution and analytical experience to the firm and further strengthen our hands-on approach to portfolio management.”
“The additions of Greg and Abhiram help us to scale our investment activity as we evaluate a number of attractive opportunities,” added Charles Cherington, a managing partner of Ara Partners. “Greg and Abhiram will also play key roles in overseeing several of our ten current portfolio companies.”
Prior to joining Ara, Zuboff served as a principal at WindSail Capital Group, a growth capital investor focused on companies advancing energy innovation and resource efficiency. Karuppur was an analyst at J.P. Morgan in the investment banking group, where he advised companies on M&A transactions, debt financings, PIPE structures, and overall strategic analysis.