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Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia

Founder & Chairman

Dominvs Group

London, UK

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Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia’s Biography

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia is the founder and Chairman of Dominvs Group, a family-owned private equity and real estate business.

Founded in 2011, Dominvs Group is a fast-growing family business with divisions specialising in hospitality, residential property, commercial property, aviation, private equity and wealth management. It has more than £1 billion of assets under management, over 12 under ownership, and over 3,000 hotel rooms under development.

He is also the founder and former Chairman of Euro Car Parts, one of the largest distributors of car and light commercial vehicle parts in Europe, which he established in 1978. Starting out with a single local motor accessories shop in Willesden, London, Mr. Ahluwalia successfully grew the company to a multi-million pound business with over 12,000 employees and 300 branches across the UK. Mr. Ahluwalia sold the company to LKQ Corporation in 2011 and continued to sit on the company's board as its Executive Chairman until December 2018.

Mr. Ahluwalia is also the founder and significant shareholder of VAR Capital, an independent wealth management firm based in London. In 2018, VAR Capital was the winner of Euromoney’s Best Family Office award.

In 2019, Mr. Ahluwalia launched the Ahluwalia Family Foundation to support causes and projects in the UK and India, with a special focus on children and women's rights, homelessness, immigration, and entrepreneurship causes.

Born in Uganda, Mr. Ahluwalia spent time in a British refugee camp in 1972 after his family fled the regime of Idi Amin. Mr. Ahluwalia invests in companies in India and maintains strong links to the country, travelling back regularly and hopes to return permanently one day.

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia’s Newsfeed

Property Week
Dominvs Group appoints new planning director

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia, Founder and Chairman of Dominvs Group, is mentioned in Property Week, commenting on the recent appointment of Ian Fergusson from Barton Willmore as Dominvs' new planning director.

Radius Data Exchange
Dominvs appoints planning director

Radius Data Exchange reports on the recent appointment of Ian Fergusson from Barton Willmore as Dominvs' new planning director.

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Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia’s Background

Dominvs Group
Founder & Chairman
2011 - Present
London, UK
Dominvs Group is a family-owned private equity and real estate business, managing a portfolio in excess of £1 billion. Its portfolio includes regional and central London hotels; residential and commercial developments; and private equity investments, including in Digraph Transport Supplies and India-based EcoCentric Management.
VAR Capital
Founder
2012 - Present
London, UK
VAR Capital is an award-winning, independent wealth management firm. Headquartered in London, VAR Capital offers asset management, debt finance, and investment banking services to private clients and institutions.
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Other Business Interests

Vapiano
Investor
Jul 2020 - Present
London, UK
Vapiano operates a number of Italian restaurants in the UK under licence from the famous German restaurant chain founded in 2002.
Digraph
Investor
Sep 2017 - Present
London, UK
Digraph supplies original equipment quality bus, coach, truck and trailer parts from leading manufacturers for the commercial truck and trailer, bus and coach markets in the UK.
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Philanthropy

The Ahluwalia Family Foundation
Founder & Chairman
2019 - Present
London, UK
The Ahluwalia Family Foundation is a family-led organisation that supports charities, non-profits and other projects in the UK, India, and worldwide. Founded by the Ahluwalia family, the Foundation has a special interest in supporting organisations that work in education, enterprise, migration, homelessness, and children's and women's rights.
Migration Museum Project
Supporter
2016 - Present
London, UK
The Migration Museum Project seeks to increase knowledge and appreciation of how migration has shaped Britain across the ages. It is in the process of creating a national Migration Museum and runs a far-reaching national education programme.
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Media

Forbes
Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia: From Refugee To One Of The UK’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs
Aug 2019
London, UK
Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia is featured in an article by Forbes Magazine regarding his life as a refugee before becoming one of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs.
CNN Business
How a refugee created 3,500 jobs in Britain
Jan 2018
London, UK
CNN Business reported on Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia’s sale of Euro Car Parts. Due to Euro Car Parts, Sukhpal has generated over 3,500 jobs in Britain and said "I believe the backbone of this country is immigration, and we should never, ever forget it."
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