Gold­man Sachs' Mehra to re­tire af­ter 30 years

The Pak Banker - - COMPANIES/BOSS -

San­jeev Mehra, Gold­man Sachs vice-chair­man of Global Pri­vate Equity in the Mer­chant Bank­ing Divi­sion (MBD), is re­tir­ing from the firm af­ter serv­ing the Wall Street in­vest­ment bank for nearly 30 years, ac­cord­ing to an in­ter­nal an­nounce­ment re­viewed by Mint.

Mehra who was one of the found­ing mem­bers of the global pri­vate equity busi­ness in 1990, had helped set up Gold­man's pri­vate equity in­vest­ment busi­ness in In­dia.

Prior to his role as vice-chair­man, Mehra served as co-head of the Amer­i­cas pri­vate equity busi­ness. He also led the bank's global port­fo­lio man­age­ment func­tion as head of the cor­po­rate op­er­at­ing com­mit­tee, the note said.

Mehra joined the firm in 1986 in the cor­po­rate fi­nance depart­ment of the In­vest­ment Bank­ing Divi­sion. In 1990, he joined the pre­de­ces­sor to what is now the Prin­ci­pal In­vest­ment Area as one of its first ded­i­cated in­vest­ing pro­fes­sion­als. He was named man­ag­ing di­rec­tor in 1996 and part­ner in 1998, ac­cord­ing to the in­ter­nal note.

"Dur­ing his twenty-six year ca­reer in mer­chant bank­ing San­jeev has been in­volved with in­vest­ments in all six Gold­man Sachs Cap­i­tal Part­ners Funds cov­er­ing $40 bil­lion of cap­i­tal in a range of in­vest­ment types, in­clud­ing pub­lic-to-pri­vate sec­tor, tra­di­tional lever­aged buy­outs, dis­tressed debt in­vest­ments, PIPEs and growth cap­i­tal in­vest­ments," the note said.

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