Firm: TPG-Axon Capital
City: New York
2008 Age: 39
2008 Assets Under Management: $13 Billion
Dinakar Singh founded TPG- Axon Capital in late 2004, in partnership with private equity firm Texas Pacific Group – launching with $5 billion in capital.
TPG-Axon currently has some 75 researchers spread across the globe analyzing international markets. The fund participates in both public and structured private investments.
Singh, formerly a partner at Goldman Sachs, spent 14 years at the firm where he was co-head of the Principal Strategies department and spent four years based in Hong Kong.
Singh is a founder of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation and a member of the Trilateral Commission.