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CPPIB Hires Newly Formed VSG Capital
The C$153 billion ($155 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has retained VSG Capital Advisors, a new firm formed by investment banker Vikram Gandhi, as senior advisers.
VSG Capital will help bring institutional, high-net-worth and developmental capital to India and will be based in New Delhi with operations in New York City, London and Hong Kong.
“Vikram and his firm bring exceptional market knowledge and relationships across the Indian subcontinent,” says Mark Wiseman, executive vice president – investments with CPPIB. “India is an increasingly important market, and we are very pleased to have Vikram and his firm as strategic advisers as we continue to explore investment opportunities in this very promising region of the world.”
Gandhi also was appointed by Sam Pitroda, chairman of the National Innovation Council and advi