People Digest: Singularity Growth ropes in ex-Trifecta exec; Axis Capital appoints MD & CEO

People Digest: Singularity Growth ropes in ex-Trifecta exec; Axis Capital appoints MD & CEO

Singularity Growth has appointed Sandeep Bapat, a former executive of Trifecta Capital, as its senior partner and co-chief investment officer. Meanwhile, Axis Capital has appointed Atul Mehra as its Managing Director & CEO (designate).

Singularity Growth ropes in former Trifecta Capital exec

Singularity Growth has appointed Sandeep Bapat, a former executive of Trifecta Capital, as its senior partner and co-chief investment officer, per an announcement.

In the new role, Bapat, who has also had a stint with Blackstone, will be responsible for identifying key trends and be focussed on delivering returns for portfolio companies.

Bapat, who has over 15 years of investing experience, was previously also the executive director at Hillhouse Capital.

Axis Capital appoints Atul Mehra as MD & CEO

Indian investment bank Axis Capital has appointed Atul Mehra as its Managing Director & CEO (designate). The final appointment is subject to requisite approvals, the firm said in a statement.

Mehra will be overseeing both the investment banking and institutional equities businesses of Axis Capital.

The development comes in as Salil Pitale, who served as the MD & Co-CEO for five years, has decided to leave the firm.

Mehra, a veteran deal maker, was the joint MD at JM Financial Ltd.

Edited by: Padma Priya

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