Mr. Samir Shah is a finance professional who has returned to India after a period of 26 years. He currently advises on the investments of the Sattva Funds and is an active investor in Indian companies.
In Hong Kong, Mr. Shah was the Managing Principal of Sattva Investment Advisors Limited, a company regulated by the Securities and Finance Commission (equivalent of SEBI) in Hong Kong, licensed to conduct asset management and investment advisory services, since 2004. He is a founder Director and was the Chief Investment Officer of the Sattva Asia Opportunities Fund, which invests in listed assets and unlisted assets in Asia across asset classes, with a primary focus on India.
Mr Shah has been involved in financial markets for the last 26 years, beginning in New York, with over 13 years in Hong Kong. During his career in the financial markets, Mr. Shah has been involved in multiple aspects of the securities business, including trading of US dollar fixed income securities, derivative products, convertible bonds, emerging markets, distressed assets; risk management of fixed income portfolios; capital markets origination; new product development and structuring and building new businesses within global institutions.
Prior to forming Sattva in 2004, Mr. Shah worked as Executive Director in the Fixed Income Currency and Commodities Division at Goldman Sachs Asia LLC from August 1999 to August 2002.