Niraj Sirsalewal joined Investcorp when Investcorp Group acquired IDFC Alternatives in February 2019. Niraj is a real estate investment professional with over 18 years of diversified experience in financial services, of which last 15 years was in the real estate space. Previously, Niraj joined IDFC Alternatives in 2016 and prior to that he was working at Shapoorji Pallonji Investment Advisors, part of one of the largest real estate development groups in India. He has successfully executed multiple investments in private equity and mezzanine funding covering the entire deal life cycle (origination, execution and asset management activities). He played a key role in investments of US $500 million in various real estate asset classes across pan-India. Niraj’s prior employments in India include Starwood Capital, Merrill Lynch, Kotak Real Estate Fund and Morgan Stanley on the real estate private-equity side. He also worked for 3 years with Price Waterhouse Coopers’ transaction services team advising on several sectors
Niraj has completed Chartered Financial Analyst program (CFA Institute, USA) and Chartered Accountancy degree from ICAI, India.