Vaibhav Sanghavi

Co-CEO, Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies LLP

Vaibhav Sanghavi has an overall work experience of 17 years with deep domain expertise in hedge funds. He joined Avendus in 2016 and is currently the Co-CEO for Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies LLP, based in Mumbai. As part of his role, he is the lead portfolio manager for all its funds and holds a track record of outperforming markets across cycles.

Prior to joining Avendus, Vaibhav worked with Ambit Investment Advisors as a Managing Director where he was responsible for driving their hedge fund business. During his eight-year stint with the firm, he successfully managed the largest onshore Indian hedge fund with an exemplary track record. 

Before Ambit, he worked for 3 years with DSP Merrill Lynch’s strategic risk group and was responsible for managing their proprietary investments in equities amounting to USD 1 billion.

Vaibhav started his career in 2000 with HDFC Bank where he was part of the equities and private banking team. During his five-year tenure, he invested in equities that delivered returns higher than benchmarks every single year. 

His expertise in generating risk-adjusted returns in equities across strategies has played a key role in Avendus being able to secure its position as the largest onshore hedge fund in India.  

Vaibhav is a Chartered Accountant and has graduated from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. 


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