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Deepak Lalwani leaves Astaire, starts own India-focused consulting firm in London

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

From the Opalesque team: Deepak Lalwani OBE, Director - India at investment house Northland Capital Partners (which recently acquired Astaire Securities in London) has left the company on good terms after more than 16 years.

During his time at Astaire, Deepak specialised on the Indian market and is widely regarded as an authority on Indian investments by his peers. For over 15 years, he has authored more than 500 issues of the influential "India Report" which is distributed globally to key decision makers (and which occasionally appears in Opalesque).

He is a UK qualified accountant and an Executive board member of the UK India Business Council, as well as one of the only two people from India to be a member of the London Stock Exchange.

This year was a special year for Deepak: he was honoured in the UK by The Queen with an OBE for his contributions to the UK financial services industry, and he was also awarded two prestigious awards in India for contributing to the economic development of the country and for enhancing friendship and goodwill with the UK.

Deepak has started his own company, Lalcap Ltd, which will continue to specialise on India from London.

Commenting on his move, Deepak told Opalesque: "This feels like an end of an era after having spent over 16 years at Astaire. I view the future with optimism and feel the best is yet to come. India, I believe, is now at the stage that China was 10 years ago and the journey ahead should be......................

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