Achal Ghai an avid golfer , Investor and the group managing director of Legacy Emirates Group is having a great golfing season this year. The 2020 golfing season started with the biggest win in the form of the Omega Desert Classic Pro-Am in January 2020 playing with Martin Kaymer from Germany as the Pro with a record score 36 under. This was followed by a big win in the Indian Golfers Society’s last tournament of the season at the Earth Course, Jumeirah Golf Estates with a Greensomes format partnering with Rakesh Shah, who subsequently became IGS Golfer of the Year 2019-20. Then in early March, the team including Achal, Gurjit Grewal, Rohit Gupta and Kenny Babcock won the Indian Invitational tournament at the Emirates Golf Club.
In Business, the Legacy Emirates Group is growing with new contracts in LSES within the UAE. Legacy Smart Employment services has grown to become one of the top Outsourcing Agency in the UAE and have also established themselves as an IT Outsourcing or Recruitment partner for many major technology and banking firms. The Group’s DSA business has grown 400% under the Managing Partner-Anil Kumar. The tax advisory business under Fame Legacy DMCC under the Managing Partner -Nirav Shah has shown a steady growth of 30% year on year and finally the VC Advisory business under Azara Capital & Venture Gurukool has seen a number of new deals including Ascent close in 2019. Legacy Emirates Group has continued to group stronger with their strategic management team and partners who bring in years of experience in the Industry.
The last investment-Ascent Technology Consulting has been making great strides in the local market having multiple banking clients and have recently entered the North-American market as well. Ascent has become a trusted brand by banks when it comes to their financial products and are capturing the markets easily due to their product capabilities and service.