Former Cognizant CEO D’Souza setting up $1 billion PE Fund’Souza’s fund raise comes at a time when private equity dealmaking has slowed down on account of the Covid-19 pandemic.

D’Souza will also be an investor in the fund. US compensation research firm Equilar estimates that D’Souza realised $191.4 million in total compensation during his tenure as CEO from 2007, a majority of that in the form of stocks and options.

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