The dictionary meaning of Sapient is – wise or showing sound judgment. We at Sapient stay true to the meaning. Sapient was incorporated in June 2009, and is headquartered at Pune with transactional points at Mumbai, Delhi, Chandigarh and Bangalore. This was the year that saw distributor’s sentiments affected due to ban on entry load, Upfront commissions discontinued, Environment of fear in Pune due to Swine Flu outbreak, Markets limping back to normalcy after the 2008 shock… At such a time three people chose to tread a different path – A new entity was born!! The SWAB core team includes Janak Shah, Amit Bivalkar and Rahul Khandekar, who have a combined experience of over fifty years in the areas of Investment Advisory, Private Banking and Consulting, with in-depth knowledge gained from the previous association of the individual directors with some of the best-in-class national and global asset management / investment management firms.