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Xander Finance Appoints Chief Financial Officer

March 26, 2014 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

The global investment firm, The Xander Group Inc., has hired Rajeev Radhakrishnan as Chief Financial Officer of Xander Finance, their fast growing Indian NBFC.  Prior to joining Xander Finance, Rajeev worked at Goldman Sachs for 8 years and held various roles in Bangalore, New York, and Mumbai, the last as India Treasurer and Executive Director. As Treasurer, he was responsible for managing capital, liquidity, funding and banking relationships for Goldman Sachs across its businesses in India.  Earlier he also held the role of Controller for broker dealer, NBFC and investment banking entities of Goldman Sachs in India. A Chartered Accountant by training, he took a degree in Commerce from St. Xavier’s College Kolkata.

Commenting on the appointment, Amar Merani, Chief Executive Officer of Xander Finance, said, “We are pleased to have Rajeev join Xander Finance at this exciting time for the firm.   We believe that he will enhance our team’s ability to deliver quality returns to our stakeholders in a dynamic regulatory environment.  His appointment also reflects the focus The Xander Group has on building a large, evergreen, debt platform in India that adheres to global levels of governance and compliance."

About Xander Finance

Xander Finance is the Indian credit arm of The Xander Group Inc., a global investment firm.  It is a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) regulated by the Reserve Bank of India and caters to the growing credit requirements of corporations in India.  It is one of the most active NBFCs in the country, especially in the real estate sector.

About The Xander Group Inc.

The Xander Group Inc. is a global investment firm focused on the infrastructure, hospitality, retail and real estate sectors. Since 2005, the firm has committed over US$ 2 billion of equity capital to the Indian market across private, public and credit investments. Combining extensive industry knowledge with global experience and relationships, the firm works closely with quality promoters, partners, companies, and management teams, to build, and scale businesses across the growth cycle, and generate superior long term investment returns.  Please visit for further information.  

Source: Business Wire India


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