Shirish Saraf

Founder & Vice Chairman at Samena Capital Management LLP

Shirish Saraf

Shirish Saraf

Founder & Vice Chairman at Samena Capital Management LLP

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Samena Capital Investments Ltd.
Samena Capital Management LLP
Samena Capital (Private Equity)

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154

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18

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Co-Founder & Senior Partner at Samena Capital Management LLP

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Senior Partner & Head of Direct Investments at Samena Capital Management LLP

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Executive Director at Samena Capital Investments Ltd.

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Founder at Tejas Networks Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Samena Capital Hong Kong Ltd.

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Director & Co-Founder at Provade, Inc.

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Senior Vice President at Samena Capital (Private Equity)

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Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel at Ras Al Khaimah Ceramics Co.

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Chairman at KAYGroup

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Group Chief Information Officer at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

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Shirish Saraf
Founder & Vice Chairman at Samena Capital Management LLP
Education

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

Career History
Executive Director
2012 - Current
Founder & Vice Chairman
2008 - Current

Samena Capital Management LLP, a subsidiary of Samena Capital, is a company headquartered in London, UK, that provides investment advice. It was founded in 2008 by Shirish Saraf and Ramiz Hasan. Ramesh Venkataraman has been the CEO since 2012.

Founder & Vice Chairman
2008 - Current

Samena Capital invests in both public and private small to mid-sized listed companies located in the SAMENA (South Asia, Middle East and North Africa).The firm invests in a broad range of sectors including healthcare. It provides financing for buyouts, PIPEs, private placements and growth capital requirements.

Boards & Committees
Non-Executive Director
2016 - Current

Tejas Networks Ltd. provides end-to-end optical transport solutions to telecom service providers. It develops cost effective, next-generation optical networking products that enable telecom carriers to converge traditional voice-based transmission networks with the new data-dominated networks. The company was founded by Sanjay Nayak, Kumar N. Sivarajan and Arnob Roy in May 2000 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Director
2016 - Current

Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd. manufactures and distributes scooters and motorcycles. It offers Centuro NXT, Centuro Disc Brake, Centuro XT, Centuro Rockstar, Gusto 125, Gusto 110, Rodeo UZO 125, and Duro DZ. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Pune, India.

Vice Chairman
2014 - Current

Ras Al Khaimah Ceramic Co. engages in the manufacture of ceramics. It operates through the following segments: Ceramic Products, Contracting, Other Industrial, and Others. The Ceramic Products segment includes the manufacture and sale of ceramic wall and floor tiles, and bath ware products. The Contracting segment offers construction projects, civil works and contracting for the supply, installation, execution, and maintenance of electrical and mechanical works. The Other Industrial segment focuses on manufacture and distribution of pharmaceuticals, power, table ware, paints, plastic, gypsum, decorations, glue, chemicals, mines, and faucets. The Others segment comprises of other operations including food and beverages, trading, travel, logistics, real estate, and warehousing. The company was founded by Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi and Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi on March 26, 1989 and is headquartered in Ras Al Kaimah, United Arab Emirates.

Events
Speaker
Las Vegas, NV, United States
2012 Skybridge Alternatives Conference

The SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference is committed to facilitating balanced discussions and debates on macro-economic trends, geo-political events and alternative investment opportunities within the context of a dynamic global economy. With over 1,800 thought leaders, public policy officials, business professionals, and investors from over 42 countries and 6 continents, the SALT Conference provides an unmatched opportunity for attendees from around the world to connect with global leaders and network with industry peers. Over the course of the program, more than 100 speakers will participate in over three dozen panels, speeches, and breakout sessions that address critical geopolitical and economic issues. The agenda is designed to provide multiple perspectives on a variety of salient topics within the context of a dynamic global economy. With notable keynote speakers such as President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, President Sarkozy, Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Vice President Al Gore, Governor Mitt Romney, General Colin Powell, the Honorable Gordon Brown, Timothy Geithner, Secretary Leon Panetta, Jean-Claude Trichet, Minister Lim Hng Kiang, Lim Chow Kiat, Jim Rogers, Nouriel Roubini, Kishore Mahbubani, Steve Cohen, Daniel Loeb, John Paulson, Paul Singer, Al Pacino and Oliver Stone, the SALT Conference has proven to be an enlightening, informative and entertaining event.

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