Mr. Anurag Bhargava, aged 50 years, is Chairman and Co-Founder of IREO, one of the largest investment funds focused on real estate in India. Since founding the firm in 2003, his core responsibilities include investment strategy, partnerships with Ascendas and Hyatt, and deal structuring. Under his leadership, IREO has created a world-class portfolio of fourteen development properties with $2 billion of long-term equity capital committed to projects across India.
Mr. Bhargava is also a co-founder of India Equity Partners, a $350 million long-term private equity fund.
Previously, Mr. Bhargava was a principal and head of private equity for MSD Capital, the private investment firm for Michael Dell and his family. During his tenure from 1999-2003, he deployed and managed a portfolio of highly successful private equity investments. He began his career at Wasserstein Perella & Co., New York, where he worked with the merchant banking group
Mr. Bhargava has served on several boards, including AMN Healthcare, Campus Hub, and Tabletop Holdings. He previously served on the board of State Bank of Mauritius and is currently on the boards of U.S-India Business Council, Magic Bus USA, Spice Jet Limited, is Chairman of Yaantra and serves on the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania (School of Engineering). He completed a dual-degree program in management and technology at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. degree from the Wharton School of Business, and a B.S. degree from the Moore School of Engineering and Applied Science.Back