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Manica Gautam

Campfire Capital
Manica co-leads Campfire Capital, where actively she sources, investigates and conducts due diligence on investment opportunities in the early-stage consumer & retail industry.  She is also responsible for leading the firm’s overall fundraising initiatives and LP relations.  Prior to Campfire, Manica spent five years with Onex, one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms.  Manica was initially on the investment team for Onex’s dedicated mid-cap private equity platform, ONCAP (2010-2013), and later moved into Onex’s Funds Group as a Director (2013-2014) where she was responsible for fundraising initiatives and LP relations.  Prior to Onex, Manica was with Citigroup’s Global Consumer & Retail Investment Banking team based in London, UK (2007-2010), and during this time she worked alongside some of the world’s largest and best-in-class consumer and retail companies in a deal execution capacity, as well as through numerous corporate finance advisory assignments. Manica brings over 10 years of experience in private equity investing, fundraising and corporate finance.