Karthik Narasimhan

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer

Karthik Narasimhan manages all aspects of Ara’s legal and compliance functions. He has significant experience in transaction execution and structuring and tax matters.

Prior to joining Ara, Karthik was a Vice President and Senior Counsel at Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG), a publicly traded company that invests in leading boutique investment management firms.  Karthik advised AMG on a variety of domestic and international transactions. Prior to joining AMG, Karthik was an associate in the Boston office of Goodwin Procter, a prominent global law firm, where he counseled public and private companies and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions, fund formation and other transactional matters.

Karthik holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School.