Red Fort Capital Management Team



Red Fort Capital’s management team and advisors have decades of  experience in India, US and Globally within the real estate, private equity, asset management, investment banking and Fortune 100 sectors.   Red Fort Capital’s management team and advisors have extensive experience in all aspects of real estate investing in India, including proprietary transaction sourcing, construction and development management, transaction underwriting, legal and tax structurding, capital markets, financial analysis, asset management, investment advisory, accounting, market research, sales and marketing.

Red Fort Capital is a leading  Real Estate Platform with:
1)  RFIRE: Real Estate Opportunity Fund’s:  over $1.2 Billion of Equity Managed
2) RFCFC:  Specialty Finance Company (Non Bank Finance Company – NBFC)
3) RFC:  Upcoming  REIT
4) Principal Book:  Opportunitic Investments Accross the Spectrum

RED FORT CAPITAL


Parry Singh
- Chairman & CEO

Mr. Singh founded Red Fort Capital in 2004. At Red Fort Capital he has lead Investments, Strategy, and Capital Markets.

At Red Fort Capital he has lead investments in over 27 real estate deals in India over the last 11 years.  Deals include over 55 Million Sq. Ft of Commercial  and Residential space across the country. He also oversees the lending activity of Red Fort Capital Finance – a Non Deposit taking Banking Finance company (NBFC).

Prior to Red Fort Capital Mr. Singh served as Managing Partner of American Capital Realty, a real estate brokerage firm overseeing more than $400 million in real estate transactions in the commercial and residential markets in North America. He has held a Real Estate Broker license in several US states including - IL, WI, CT and MA.

He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of TransEthnic / EthnicGrocer.com a Kliener Perkins and Benchmark Capital backed venture. Where he led the company through several rounds of institutional and strategic financing and managed a 250+ member team.

His prior professional experience includes investment banking at Chase Securities (now JPMorgan Chase), where he briefly worked in the High Yield and Fixed Income groups. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Singh held a variety of program management and engineering positions at Motorola (Symbol), the world leader in barcode and portable computing technologies.

 In addition, he has served as a strategic consultant to the 3COM Corporation and Gartner. He has also served on the State of Illinois TechVenture Committee – advising the state on the $1.4 billion technology budget. He has been a visiting speaker at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Education:


-MBA, Master of Business Adminitration
Kellogg, Northwestern University
Recepient “Top Student” and “Highest Order of Excellence”

-Master of Science ( Electrical Engineering)
 State University of New York, Stony Brook

-Bachelor of Technology (Computer Engineering)
Guru Nanak Dev University, India (graduated first in class).


Recognitions:

- Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year award (Lake Michigan Area Region) (E&Y)

- Crain’s “Top Forty under Forty” Chicago

-100 Most Influential of Private Real Estate


PERE 100 Most Influential Names in Real Estate                                     




 
  • PERE:Parry was named as on of the 100 Most Influential Names in Private Real EstateParry Singh Red Fort Capital
  • PREA, Los Angles:
     Cycling around the WorldPREA: Cycling the World
  • Bloomberg TV:
    Tracking the Recovery of Indian Real EstateParry Singh Bloomberg TV
  • APREA:
     REIT's in IndiaAPREA REITs in India Parry Singh
  • NDTV:
     REITS in IndiaREITS in India parry singh
  • IMN, London: Managing the use of cash, Debt Maturities and Subscription Facilities
  • , Asian Markets Overview
  • Delivering on Returns: Indian Real Estate
  • IQPC Singapore: Investing in the Hospitality Industry in India

  • IMN, New York, Examining Real Estate Markets in Asia
  • IMN's New York: Investing in Global Markets


Abhiram Himanshu
- Director Transactions and Asset Management

Mr. Abhiram Himanshu Verma, has over 16 years of intensive real estate and finance experience. Prior to Red Fort Capital, Mr. Abhiram Himanshu was the Chief Executive Officer of Shanta Sriram Constructions, a top five real estate developer in Hyderabad, India.

While at Shanta Sriram, he managed a diverse portfolio of RE assets including core assets, retail malls, and residential assets of USD $ 240 M. Here he had full P&L responsibility and brought about a 360 degree intervention in the value chain through strategy, financial planning and management, fund raising, revenue maximization, cost management, process improvement and risk management.

From 2007- 2010, Mr. Abhiram Himanshu worked at Times Private Treaties (now rechristened Brand Capital), the private equity fund of the Times Group with over USD $1B of AUM. During his time there, he lead of transactions end-to-end in the Real Estate, Retail, Hospitality, Media and Entertainment spaces and made investments in both publicly-listed companies as well as private companies. He made both growth capital investments as well as venture capital investments. He also contributed to the investment strategy of the fund and was involved in deal sourcing, structuring and executions, and post-acquisition management and monitoring of transactions. He managed a portfolio of assets worth USD $170 M.

Mr. Abhiram Himanshu also worked with GE Capital in their Structured Finance Group in data model processing, with Singhi Advisors, an investment bank in fund raising, with PWC in their Assurance practice where he lead audits of multinational businesses and with EY in the Transaction Advisory group.

Education:

  • MBA Financial Studies from Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Bachelor’s (Honors) degree in Commerce (First Class) from the Delhi University


            Abhiram Red Fort Capital

 

Sanjay Asija
- Vice President, Finance & Taxation

Prior to joining Red Fort, Mr. Asija was the Founder and President of Asija CPA, PC, a ten person service accounting firm.

Mr. Sanjay’s prior experience includes managerial responsibilities at Abbott Labs, where he created and managed budgets aggregating over USD $1.5 billion for the entire Production and Quality Control departments for the Pharmaceutical Division. He supported sales of over $2 billion to national clients while negotiating best prices for Abbott's products in a very competitive market.

Mr. Sanjay was also previously employed by Altschuler, Melvoin & Glasser, CPAs, a 400 person accounting firm, in audit and taxation roles. He has worked as a Controller for AM-AG, a fertilizer manufacturing company, turned it around and lead the successful sale of the company.

Education:

MS - Taxation, Northern Illinois University (4.0 GPA)

Certified Public Accountant - Texas and Illinois

MBA - Finance, University of Texas-Pan American (4.0 GPA)

Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Company Secretary, institute of Company Secretaries of India (2nd Rank Nationally)

Masters in Commerce - Accounting, University of Bombay, First Class

Bachelors in Commerce - Accounting, University of Bombay, First Class


         


Sameer Kalra
- Assistant Vice President Transactions

Mr. Sameer Kalra has over 6 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, transaction advisory and corporate restructuring. Prior to Red Fort Capital, Mr. Kalra worked with Nisus Finance Services Co. Pvt. Ltd. (NiFCO), a real estate private equity fund. At NiFCO, he was responsible for fund’s investment in North India region. While at NiFCO he also led debt syndication for leading real estate players in India.

From 2010 – 2014, Mr. Kalra worked with SBI Capital Markets Ltd. (SBI CAP), India’s leading investment bank. At SBI Cap, he was involved in capital mobilization in excess of $ 5 billion for some of the largest corporates and Fortune 500 companies in India. He also advised GAIL (India) Ltd, one of the largest oil and gas companies in India, in an overseas asset acquisition and led a corporate debt restructuring transaction for another large oil & gas drilling company.

Mr. Kalra is also impaneled as visiting faculty for a few leading finance institutes. He leads trainings in advanced financial analysis and modeling. 

 

Education:

Master of Management (Finance) from IIT Bombay (Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management)

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical from MBM Engineering College, JNVU

Awaiting Charter for CFA (USA)


            Sameer Red Fort Capital

 
   
   

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