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Champ Raju 

Managing Partner, Head of Private Equity

Champ Raju is managing partner, head of private equity and head of co-investments at PPM America Capital Partners, the private equity arm of PPM America, Inc. (PPM). In this role, he oversees all aspects of the private equity investment process and is responsible for managing the team’s private equity investments. Prior to joining PPM in 2001, Champ worked in the audit group focusing on manufacturing clients at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He later joined the PricewaterhouseCoopers transaction services group, where he focused on acquisition and sell-side due diligence. He has board observation seats for numerous portfolio companies. Champ earned a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University.

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PPM America Capital Partners (PPMACP) is the private equity arm of PPM America, Inc. (PPM). The first PPM Capital Partners entity was formed in 2000 to serve as the General Partner for PPM’s first private equity fund. A new PPM America Capital Partners entity is formed to serve as the General Partner for each of PPM’s private equity funds.