Hunt Voice Issue 64

Hunt Partners places Manisha Girotra as an Independent Director on the Board of Prosus (Naspers)

About the Company:

Naspers is a broad-based multinational internet and media group, (Market Cap – USD 120 bn) offering services in more than 120 countries. Its principal operations are in internet communication, entertainment, gaming and e-commerce.

Since 1994, the company has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa and has designated to be part of the Top 10 index over the past number of years. Prosus, a spinoff of Naspers, recently debuted (Sep 2019) on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange, with a valuation of $100 billion, making it one of the 10 biggest consumer internet groups in the world, and Europe’s largest by asset value. Prosus comprises the international internet assets of Naspers, Africa’s most valuable company.

Prosus has investments in leading internet companies including Tencent,, and Ctrip. In India some of the well known investments being BYJU’S, Meesho, OLX, PayU, and Swiggy. The group focuses on long-term growth potential by building leading companies that improve people’s daily lives in high-growth markets.

About the Candidate:

Manisha Girotra is the Chief Executive Officer of Moelis India. She has more than 25 years of investment banking experience, with extensive cross-border M&A expertise across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Manisha was CEO and Country Head of UBS in India managing its investment bank, commercial bank, markets, equity research and wealth management divisions. Previously, she was heading the North India operations of Barclays Bank.  She began her investment banking career at ANZ Grindlays in London.

Manisha holds a BA (Hons) degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi, India, and received a gold medal for her master’s degree from the Delhi School of Economics. She currently serves on the boards of Ashok Leyland, Jio Payments Bank & Mindtree.

About Hunt Partners
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