CORPORATE

Directors

Michael Baer

Mr. Michael Baer

Director, Beacon India Private Equity Fund

Michael Baer is a Director of Beacon India Private Equity Fund and the Chairman of Baer Capital Partners. Earlier, Michael was the Head of Private Banking and Member of the Executive Board at Julius Baer Holding. Michael is also the Chairman of Charlemagne Capital; non-executive Director of Falcon Private Bank; non-executive Director of FinOps AG. Michael has a Master's Degree in Management and is a Sloan Fellow from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Top
Alok Sama

Alok Sama

Director, Beacon India Private Equity Fund

Alok has over 25 years of corporate finance, capital markets and investing experience. Alok was formerly a senior Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley, starting in the firm's New York office and then relocating to Hong Kong and finally London. He established the firm's Asian Telecom practice, including the landmark IPOs of China Unicom and Korea Telecom, and advisory assignments for Singapore Telecom, Telstra and Hong Kong Telecom. He led Morgan Stanley's European Telecom business with a personal focus on clients in the emerging carrier, wireless, and cable industries, and on financial buyers. European clients included Virgin Media Group, Cable & Wireless, Vodafone, Blackstone Group, Providence Equity, and Colt Communications. Alok founded Morgan Stanley's investment banking business in India, and under his direction Morgan Stanley attained a leadership position in India with a blue chip client portfolio including Reliance Industries, Tata Group, and Bharti Telecom. Additionally, Alok has been an active early stage and venture investor in India, including the highly successful Sula Wines investment, and he oversees the Beacon India Fund's growth capital investment portfolio.
Alok has an MBA (with Distinction) degree in Finance from The Wharton School, and a B.A. (Honors, Gold Medalist) degree in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He is a former Chairman of the London (Westminster) Chapter of the Young President's Organization (YPO) and a member of the YPO European Board.

Top
Bashir Nabeebokus

Bashir Nabeebokus

Director, Beacon India Private Equity Fund

Bashir is a director of the Beacon India Private Equity Fund. He is also a Senior Manager – Fund Administration at Multiconsult Ltd.. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK and holds a B.Sc (Hons) Economics from the University of Mauritius. He is also a member of the Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants. Bashir has been in the global business sector for over 10 years and has an enriched exposure in fund/company set up, structuring and administration, company secretarial, accounting, international tax planning, compliance issues and customer due diligence checks among others. Prior to joining Multiconsult, Bashir spent 9 years with one of the leading licensed management company in Mauritius.

Top
Deven Coopoosamy

Deven Coopoosamy

Director, Sales and Marketing

Deven has been working in the financial services industry in Mauritius for 15 years. During this time he has advised several multinational corporations, fund managers and high net worth individuals on structuring, implementation and administration of companies, funds and trusts in Mauritius. He holds a Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration and has worked in the audit practice of a leading CA Firm which was the representative of Arthur Andersen in Mauritius. In his role at Cim, Deven promotes Mauritius as an international financial centre of repute. He acts as director for several client companies of Multiconsult Limited including collective investment schemes and asset management companies as well as listed entities.

Top