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Thomas L. Saidy

Senior Vice President

Thomas (Tom) Saidy is a Senior Vice President at Cartica, responsible for macroeconomic, sector and country research.  Mr. Saidy also oversees the firm’s institutional brokerage and research relationships.

Mr. Saidy joined Cartica at its inception and played an integral role in the firm’s research, trading and middle office operations.  Prior to joining Cartica, he served as the CIO of Milestone Merchant Partners’ two India-focused private equity funds: India Direct Fund, L.P. and eTEC Ventures, L.P.  Mr. Saidy also served as a Vice President of Richard C. Breeden & Co. where he was engaged in various corporate governance matters including those involving WorldCom, Adelphia, Enron, KPMG, and Fannie Mae.

Previously, Mr. Saidy was a Managing Director with Demerara Ventures, an international strategic advisory firm focused on capital raising and business development for companies in the US and overseas.  Prior to that, he served as an institutional equity Advisor with Castleton Holdings, a US-focused real estate institutional equity investment company.  Prior to joining Castleton, Mr. Saidy was Director of Strategy and Operations for Softbank Emerging Markets, Inc., a $200 million global venture fund sponsored by IFC and Softbank (Japan).  Mr. Saidy spent nine years of his career as a senior investment manager with International Equity Partners, LP, a private equity and advisory services firm operating in, India, SE Asia and Eastern Europe.  During this time, he also served as CEO of the Danube Restructuring Fund, a $200 million debt-restructuring fund.

Mr. Saidy earned his BA from Connecticut College and his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.