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Equirus Capital appoints Sahil Shah as Chief Investment Officer and Fund Manager of Equirus Long Horizon Fund

Sumit Vishwakarma
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Equirus Capital appoints Sahil Shah

Equirus Capital appoints Sahil Shah

Equirus Capital has appointed Sahil Shah as the new Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Fund Manager of the Equirus Long Horizon Fund (ELHF). 

Shah brings over 17 years of experience in the financial industry to his new role, showcasing a proven track record of success. His career includes a significant tenure at Edelweiss, where he managed the Small Cap Fund and co-managed the Midcap and Multicap funds.

Sahil Shah’s past experience

Before joining Equirus, Sahil Shah oversaw assets under management (AUM) of Rs 3,300 crore at Edelweiss Small Cap Fund. He also played a crucial role in managing the Midcap and Multicap funds.


Shah is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the ICFAI and has worked on both the sell-side as an analyst and the buy-side managing mutual funds and PMS. This diverse background gives him a comprehensive understanding of market dynamics.

What will Sahil Shah’s role entail at Equirus?

As the new CIO, Shah will manage Equirus’s asset management business and lead the ELHF. He will also provide strategic leadership to other equity funds, focusing on investment, research, and management.

Shah will work closely with other fund managers to enhance fund performance and drive the overall success of Equirus's investment offerings.

Leadership comments

"We are thrilled to welcome Sahil Shah to the Equirus family. His extensive experience and outstanding track record in fund management are invaluable as we continue to strengthen our asset management business. Sahil's expertise and strategic vision will play a crucial role in driving the performance of our funds and delivering exceptional value to our investors," said Ajay Garg, founder and managing director of Equirus.

"I am honoured to join Equirus and excited about the opportunity to lead the asset management team," Shah stated. "I look forward to leveraging my experience to enhance fund performance and contribute to the continued success of Equirus's investment offerings," Shah added.

What does Equirus Capital do?

Founded in 2007 by Ajay Garg, Equirus Capital is a mid-market, full-service financial services provider backed by prominent investors. The firm offers a wide range of services, including equity capital markets, debt capital markets, structured finance, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, insurance broking, and wealth products.