Private Equity


As specialists in the field we understand the legal and geographical complexities facing the sector and appreciate the importance of strong relationships with portfolio companies and investors. Whether you're a well-established firm or at the start-up stage, our goal is to help you maintain the personal and corporate confidence you need to succeed in today’s volatile economic environment.

We make it our business to evaluate the potential risks you face, articulate your requirements and tailor our policies to match your specific needs. No off-the-shelf packages, just bespoke, effective and responsive solutions appropriate to your business, sector and territory.

We offer a range of risk transfer solutions to enhance operational risk management in response to regulatory developments, client demand, internal risk appetite and other particular circumstances.

Howden's Private Equity Practice Services includes:

  • Fund Level Risk solutions like Management Liability Insurance: Directors’ & Officers’, Professional Indemnity and Crime
  • Transactional risk solutions tailored to address issues such as warranties and indemnities, tax opinions, etc Keyman Insurance for Key Personnel at funds and portfolio companies
  • Portfolio company risk assessment, risk advisory and policy placement

Our Products includes:

Private Equity & Venture Capitalists Management Liability (PEML) Insurance
Crime & Computer Crime Insurance
Warranties and Indemnities Insurance
Tax Liability Insurance

Our Experts


Gajanan Rudra

Vice President - Private Equity

Gajanan has been an integral part of Howden since April 2008 and has been handling Howden India’s PE initiative since July 2011. His role is to drive the Private Equity Practice for Howden India across all lines of insurance. His Primary responsibilities includes developing and retaining PE/VCs clientele as well as developing opportunities into the portfolios of the Fund(s).

Prior to this, Gajanan was part of the Mumbai Branch Team and was involved in the business development of all forms of insurance particularly Liability Insurance. During this time, he was also given sole charge as the Retention In-charge for Mumbai Branch’s existing Liability book and also developing Cross-selling opportunities which he performed exceptionally well.

Gajanan holds an M.B.A degree from ICFAI Business School, Mumbai.