Samir joined 3i in September 2005 and is currently a Partner in 3i's India Infrastructure Fund and is the Managing Director of 3i's India office.
He leads 3i’s Indian team of investment professionals, based in Mumbai and Delhi. During his time with 3i, Samir has worked on investing and managing a number of investments both in private equity and infrastructure such as International Tractors, welspun, BVG, UFO Moviez, Mundra Port, Adani Power, GVK Power and Soma Enterprises.
Prior to joining 3i, Samir spent 10 years with Citigroup across banking & investment banking. Prior to joining Citigroup, Samir worked at Asian Capital Partners and Arthur Andersen. Samir has extensive experience across a range of sectors, including telecom/media, energy, automotive, consumer, metals and mining and financial services.
Samir is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a B. Com degree from Bombay University.