Vikram Lokur is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and serves as Head of Institutional Distribution for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. Based in Singapore, he focuses on new business development and raising capital for MSIM’s various investment partnerships, including funds and co-investments. Vikram has over 28 years of experience across private equity, investment banking and private wealth management working in New York, London, Mumbai, and Singapore. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2024, Vikram spent over a decade at The Carlyle Group where he served in various capacities including Managing Director & Head of Asia Pacific Investor Relations for Global Private Equity; working with investors on various strategies including Private Equity, Private Credit, Real Estate, and Infrastructure. He also served as the Responsible Manager for Carlyle Australia Equity Management Pty Limited. In prior roles, Vikram was a Managing Director at MerSan Capital and Resource America in New York. He formerly served as Vice President at Credit Suisse First Boston (New York), prior to which he worked at Morgan Stanley (New York) in Private Wealth Management; and at SBC Warburg Dillon Read (London & New York) and Robert Fleming & Co. (London) in their Corporate Finance Divisions. Vikram graduated with First Class Honours in Economics from the University of Buckingham, where he was the recipient of the Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Award. He has also studied Economics at Lehigh University; and at St. Xavier’s College, University of Bombay.

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