BA, Delhi University; MBA, Harvard University Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Xander Group
Siddharth Yog is the Managing Partner of The Xander Group Inc., an
he co-founded in 2005 that
currently manages ~ US$ 1.8 Billion of equity. As Chair
of the Investment Committee
for the Xander India Real Estate Private Equity Funds,
and of the Credit Committee
for Xander Finance, the firm’s high yield credit arm,
Sid has been responsible for
overseeing $ 1.2 Billion of investments into India,
focused primarily on
companies and assets in the real estate, retail and entertainment,
Sid has been involved in
global real estate and infrastructure for the last 18 years.
From 1999 to 2002 he was
based in Singapore and Hong Kong as Founder Director of
CB Richard Elli's
Asia/Pacific strategic consulting practice. Earlier from 1994
to 1998, he helped set up CB
Richard Ellis' (CBRE) India operations and led the
consulting, valuation and
research groups. During this time, he was responsible
for structuring and
implementing some of the largest public-private partnerships
and privatisation programmes
in Asian and Indian real estate and infrastructure.
Sid has also worked at Bain
& Company in New York, Deutsche Bank Real Estate Investment
Management GmbH in Frankfurt
and Feedback Ventures in New Delhi.
Sid received an MBA from the Harvard Business School with highest distinction and
was elected a Baker Scholar. He was also elected President of his Harvard Business
School Class. Earlier he earned an Honours degree in Economics from the University
of Delhi and was elected head of the Students Union.
He currently serves on the boards of multiple Xander investee companies including
as Chairman on the board of Virtuous Retail Limited, a pan India retail development
and operating company. He is also an independent director on the board of Sinclairs
Hotels Limited. Earlier, he served on the board of directors of the Harvard Business
School alumni association from 2003-2004; and helped found the India Brand Equity
Foundation's "Experience India" program for global students of business. He is a
member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Sid is a frequent guest on TV and in 2004 was profiled by CNBC as a “Young Turk”.
In 2006 he was voted by Private Equity Real Estate magazine as one of 20 global
stars of the future. He splits his time equally between New York, London and New