Cyrus Vandrevala is an Indian private equity investor and philanthropist from Mumbai. He is part of a wealthy group of Indian billionaires living in London informally known as "Bollygarchs".
In 2001, Vandrevala co-founded Intrepid Capital Partners, based in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The investment firm is jointly promoted with famed American venture capitalist Warren V. "Pete" Musser (1928-2019, former exec at Safeguard Scientifics)
Together with his wife Priya, Vandrevala created the Vandrevala Foundation which supports people who suffer from mental illness.
They have worked closely with Mark Shand's Elephant Family charity. In 2010, they were the principal contributors to The Elephant Parade. In 2015, they sponsored a vehicle in the Travels To My Elephant rickshaw race.
In 2011, the Vandrevalas were named in The Evening Standard list of London's top philanthropists.
- Global Investor of the Year - 2015 Asian Business Awards
- "Cyrus Vandrevala, Jasminder Singh bag Asian Business Award". The Hindu. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
Vandrevala is married to Priya Hiranandani and they have two children together. In 2008, Vandrevala was in the news for buying a £20 million home in Holland Park.
On 21 November 2013, the Vandrevalas funded a 400-person birthday event for Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
|Article Title:||Cyrus Vandrevala: Indian-American businessman - Biography and Life|
|Author(s):||PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff|
|Publish Date:||16 Dec 2016|
|Last Update Date:||31 Jan 2020|
|Date Accessed:||16 Jul 2020|