SAIF Partners, an Asia focussed growth capital firm with $3.5 billion of assets under management has brought on board Vivek Mathur as the investment firm's CFO and a partner. Prior to joining SAIF, Vivek was the head of the India Contact Centers for Dell. Prior to which, he was the CFO for Standard Chartered's global back office in India and CFO for the wholesale bank in ANZ Grindlays India.
"We are obviously ecstatic to have Vivek join and believe that he brings a wealth of operating experience to SAIF," said Ravi Adusumalli, Managing Partner, SAIF Partners.
Mathur has essentially been a banker for most parts of his life. As part of his stint at Dell, he also has a decent operating experience in growing companies. " As part of my operating and financial experience, I can help companies grow and take them to their next EBITDA level".
Mathur is a chemical engineer from BITS , Pilani and an MBA from the University of lllinoi.
SAIF is a sector agnostic private equity firm. Its e-commerce portfolio includes MakeMyTrip, HomeShop18, Inkfruit and FirstCry . Having tasted success with online investments with companies like MakeMyTrip and JustDial, the investment firm has been betting aggressively on this sector. It has also backed companies like Speciality Restaurant, Network18, TV9 and the National Stock Exchange.