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Dalton hires Goldman trader Pant for Indian launch

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Gaurav Pant
Ex-Goldman Sachs proprietary trader Gaurav Pant has joined Dalton Strategic Partners (DSP) to be the investment advisor for a long/short fund focused on Indian equities to be launched by the group under its Melchior Selected Trust Luxembourg-based SICAV.

The new product, which is called the MST Indian Absolute Return Fund, is expected to launch in September as a sub-fund under the SICAV. Pant worked at Goldman Sachs for over eight years, most recently as executive director with Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies in London. The investment bank has been disbanding its principal strategies businesses