Founder of Regulus Capital and a veteran of the MENA alternative sector space. Shailesh was previously the Head of Alternative investments at Global Investment House. He set up the Private Equity business at his previous assignment and led it to become the 16th largest PE business in Asia (ranked by PEI Asia) and the 2nd in MENA, with AUM of US$ 3 billion. Shailesh has served on the board of 12 companies, and was ranked as one of the top 50 most influential people in the regional financial services industry. He was also awarded “Outstanding Achievement by an Individual” in 2013 by MENA Fund Manager Performance.
Shailesh is one of the most reputable PE investors in the region with more than 58 transactions executed. Most of these transactions were sourced through his team’s personal relationships. He is the largest regional investor in medium size family businesses with more than 30 transactions and was instrumental in managing 19 exits (14 Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and 5 trade sales.