Fri, Dec 15, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

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......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Mediobanca acquires majority stakes in Swiss hedge fund[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Listed diversified banking group Mediobanca SpA said it has acquired a majority stake in Geneva-based hedge fund firm RAM Active Investments SA (RAM AI), an active and alternative asset manager offering a range of act

  2. Launches - Ex-BlueCrest team to open over $200m hedge fund, Greg Coffey, a hedge fund star who retired at 41, is eyeing a comeback, Brevan Howard plans Greek funds as bond rally signals revival[more]

    Ex-BlueCrest team to open over $200m hedge fund From Bloomberg.com: A team of traders who left BlueCrest Capital Management earlier this year raised more than $200 million for their own hedge fund focused on Asian stocks, according to a person familiar with the matter. Ovata Capital Manag

  3. North America - Miami could attract hedge funds if SALT deductions axed[more]

    From Law360.com: For years, inertia has been Nitin Motwani's greatest foe in his attempts to lure hedge fund owners in the northeast to Miami, which he has pitched as a tropical low-tax paradise. But with the Republican tax bill proposing to eliminate deductions for state and local taxes, he's sensi

  4. Northleaf Capital Partners closes debut private credit fund on $670M[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Northleaf Capital Partners has closed its debut private credit fund - Northleaf Private Credit I - on $670 million. The vehicle will invest in private credit transactions in Europe and North America, with a primary focus on lending to private equity-backed compa

  5. ...And Finally - The ongoing gun saga in the U.S.[more]

    From Newsoftheweird.com: As elder members of the First United Methodist Church in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, gathered on Nov. 16 to discuss the recent church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, one of those present asked if anyone had brought a gun to church. One man spoke up and said he c