Patni Family Office has appointed Gautam Sehgal as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for the organization. The Patni Group was founded in 1978 while Patni Financial Advisors, the administrative entity of the Patni Family Office was incorporated in 2005.
Sehgal brings with him an experience of over two decades in financial markets wherein he has spent nearly 18 years in multi-asset investments in Asian countries such as India, South Korea and Hong Kong/China. With equities being his strong suit, Mr. Sehgal aims to build and develop strong investment strategies and policies within the organization. His leadership will drive strategic growth while helping the organization augment its investment portfolio and diversify offerings to stay ahead of the curve. He will also work closely alongside the Patni scion, Arihant Patni, to enable the family office to build a solid multi asset, multi stage portfolio of investments.
He commenced his career in equity research in Indozuez WI CarrSecurities followed by business analysis at the Bharti Airtel Group. Gautam then moved to Lloyd George Management based in Hong Kong, managing Asia ex-Japan equity portfolio mandates for the firm’s institutional clients. In 2009, he joined Bajaj Holdings and Investments Ltd. (BHIL) based in Mumbai, where he managed and grew the equities portfolio of the holding company of the Group for over 12 years and then went on to become the CIO of BHIL.
“We whole-heartedly welcome Gautam to the Patni Family. His skills, expertise and energy will go a long way in enabling us to forward our product capabilities. Also, his rich trove of experience will help us deliver improved customer experience which forms the bedrock of our next phase of growth. His integrity and principles concur with ours and we are sure that together we will script an accelerated success story of Patni Family Office,” commented Arihant Patni, Managing Director, Patni Financial Advisors.
Speaking about his new journey with Patni Family Office, Gautam Sehgal said, “It is an absolute pleasure to be a part of the Patni Family Office. As a legacy brand with deep rooted human values, their undeterred dedication & focused approach to investing has been a pace-setter for family offices. I am very excited to help the organization scale newer heights while contributing to its vision of creating long term value and build associations that last generations.”