The Dutch pension asset manager's Asia Pacific head of real estate says his team has just had one of its busiest years ever and that 2021 is looking similarly promising.
Both Desai and Shah are MDs within Morgan Stanley India. Desai joined Morgan Stanley in Mumbai in 1997 and was most recently head of India research.
Shah joined JM Financial in 1996 and was most recently head of sales. In announcing the appointments, chairman Nimesh Kampani stresses that the two have, ôproven leadership skills and the right credentialsö and are well placed to ôbuild on the firmÆs tremendous success in India.ö
Speculation has been rife about Morgan StanleyÆs plans following Merrill Lynch's decision to buy out its joint venture partner DSP owned by Hemendra Kothari. Morgan Stanley currently owns 51% of the securities venture and 49% of the investment banking arm. India has become one of AsiaÆs hottest investment banking markets especially as global firms are eager to offer their clients setting up in the country, both corporate and on the funds management side, a comprehensive range of services.
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