Wealth-X expands into India, new head named
Singapore, February 26, 2014
Wealth-X, the world’s leading ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence and prospecting firm, today announced its expansion into the Indian Subcontinent with the appointment of Sahil Mehta as its head of business development for the region.
Prior to joining Wealth-X, Mehta worked at Deutsche Bank India on the client management team, focusing on the company’s prime brokerage business, as well as on its global hedge fund consulting team.
His responsibilities at Wealth-X include driving sales initiatives, building client relationships and promoting the Wealth-X brand in the Indian subcontinent.
Mykolas D Rambus, Wealth-X CEO, said: “Wealth-X’s business in the Indian subcontinent is set to grow rapidly. In addition to the financial services sector that will continue to use our intelligence, the
major consumers of our intelligence are from the luxury, NGO and charity sectors. Wealth-X works closely with organisations and institutions that are prepared to challenge traditional ways of marketing in order to grow their businesses in this ever-competitive landscape.”
In terms of UHNW population, India ranks third in Asia behind Japan and China in the Wealth-X and UBS World Ultra Wealth Report 2013 with more than 7,800 UHNW individuals, defined as those with at least $30 million in assets. The combined net worth of India’s UHNW population is $935 billion in 2013, up by 1.1 per cent from the previous year. There are 103 billionaires in India with a combined net worth of $180 billion. - TradeArabia News Service