Trikona adds six to investment team

The Indian real estate fund manager has hired six senior managers to its team for large scale real estate and infrastructure projects.

Trikona Capital has expanded its management team with the addition of six senior managers to focus on investments and deal closings for large scale real estate and infrastructure projects in India.

The new additions to the Trikona team include: Ashesh Shah, global head of corporate development, investor relations and UK operations; Chris Rode, leading international strategy and partnerships; Pravin Rathod, leading capital markets and deal structuring; Sajid Malik, responsible for deal structuring and closing; Umesh Luthria, leading investments in Trikona’s hospitality platform; and Rahul Malik, a senior member of the overseas business development team in India. The recent hires bring Trikona’s team to approximately 50 professionals.

“The addition of these seasoned professionals will assist us in scaling our investment platforms and achieve continued growth and returns,” Aashish Kalra, Trikona co-founder and managing director said in a statement.
Trikona, founded by Aashish Kalra and Rak Chugh in early 2006 to take advantage of India’s burgeoning real estate market, has committed more than $1.5 billion (€951 million) in projects in India. It intends to deploy $10 billion across real estate and infrastructure asset classes in the country over the next 5 years.