Co-President, London Office

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Deep Shah is a Co-President with Francisco Partners, and is Co-Head of the firm’s European investing.

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2003, Deep worked at Morgan Stanley in London in both their Mergers and Acquisitions group and their Princes Gate Investors private equity fund, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation and execution of transactions in a variety of industries, including information technology.

Deep serves on the board of directors of Bybox, E2Open, EG Software, GainSystems, and iConectiv. He previously served on the board of Attenti, BlueJay Solutions, Click Software, C-MAC MicroTechnology, eFront, Ex Libris, Masternaut, Metaswitch Networks, NexTraq, Operative, Paysafe, Prometheus Group, and SmartFocus.

Deep holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Cambridge (UK) with First Class Honors.


M.A. in Economics from the University of Cambridge, England, with First Class Honors


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“Deep Shah brings superior strategic and analytical capabilities and extensive software experience that were invaluable to Ex Libris. I value Deep as a partner and adviser, and I greatly enjoyed working with him.”
Matti Shem Tov, President and CEO, Ex Libris Group