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Sahil Shah Appointed as CIO of Equirus Long Horizon Fund

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Equirus Capital has named Sahil Shah as the new Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Fund Manager of the Equirus Long Horizon Fund (ELHF). With over 17 years of experience in the financial industry, Shah brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record to his new role. His previous experience includes a significant tenure at Edelweiss, where he managed the Small Cap Fund and co-managed the Midcap and Multicap funds.

Sahil Shah’s Background

Before joining Equirus, Sahil Shah managed assets worth Rs 3,300 crore at Edelweiss Small Cap Fund. He also played a key role in overseeing the Midcap and Multicap funds. Shah is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the ICFAI and has experience on both the sell-side as an analyst and the buy-side managing mutual funds and portfolio management services (PMS). This diverse background equips him with a comprehensive understanding of market dynamics.

Role at Equirus

As the new CIO, Shah will oversee Equirus’s asset management business and lead the ELHF. He will also provide strategic leadership to other equity funds, focusing on investment, research, and management. Shah will collaborate closely with other fund managers to enhance fund performance and drive the overall success of Equirus’s investment offerings.

What Leadership Comments

“We are thrilled to welcome Sahil Shah to the Equirus family. His extensive experience and outstanding track record in fund management are invaluable as we continue to strengthen our asset management business. Sahil’s expertise and strategic vision will play a crucial role in driving the performance of our funds and delivering exceptional value to our investors,” said Ajay Garg, founder and managing director of Equirus.

“I am honored to join Equirus and excited about the opportunity to lead the asset management team,” Shah stated. “I look forward to leveraging my experience to enhance fund performance and contribute to the continued success of Equirus’s investment offerings,” Shah added.

About Equirus Capital

Founded in 2007 by Ajay Garg, Equirus Capital is a mid-market, full-service financial services provider backed by prominent investors. The firm offers a wide range of services, including equity capital markets, debt capital markets, structured finance, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, insurance broking, and wealth products.

With Shah’s appointment, Equirus Capital aims to further strengthen its asset management business, ensuring the delivery of exceptional value to its investors and enhancing the overall performance of its funds.

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