Sailesh Raj Bhan is CIO - Equity Investments at Nippon India Mutual Fund. He has over 27 years of experience in Indian Equity Markets with over 19years at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. An MBA in Finance and CFA by qualification, he has been managing multiple flagship funds namely, Nippon India Large Cap Fund, Nippon India Multi Cap Fund& Nippon India Pharma Fund for over 15 years.
Rupesh Patel has joined as a Senior Fund Manager in Investment Equity team at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. He comes with over 23 years of experience across listed Equity Investments, Pvt Equity RE investments, Credit Risk Assessment and Evaluation of Infrastructure projects. Prior to joining us, he was working with Tata Asset Management Limited since 2008, where he was managing some of their flagship funds like Midcap Growth, Large Cap, Tax Savings, Focused Equity Fund and Infrastructure Funds. Rupesh is a Civil Engineering graduate and an MBA in Finance from Sardar Patel University.
Samir Rachh is a Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University. He has total experience of over 31 years. He has been associated with Nippon Life India Asset Management since 2007 as an Analyst and then as a Fund Manager for over 15 years. He specializes in Mid Cap/Small Cap stocks.
Amar Kalkundrikar brings with him over 20 years of experience in Investment Research and Portfolio Management. He joins us from HDFC Asset Management Company Limited, where he has handled multiple roles in Investment-Equity function, such as Portfolio Management for PMS business & performing Equity research in various sectors such as Consumer Staples, Consumer Discretionary, Retail, Construction Materials. Amar has completed his B.com from Pune University & MBA from Columbia Business School & London Business School. He is a Chartered Accountant and CFA Charter holder, from the CFA Society, US.
Sanjay Doshi has over 18 years of experience in Equity Research and Fund Management. Prior to joining Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited in 2011, he has worked with Macquarie Securities and JP Morgan. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, has done MBA with specialization in Finance from Mumbai and is a CFA Charter holder.
Meenakshi Dawar has over 13 years of experience in Fund Management and Equity Research. Prior to joining Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited, she was managing Large Cap and Hybrids funds at IDFC mutual fund. She was also instrumental in launch of various new products at IDFC. She has worked with ICICI Securities as Equity Research Analyst covering Indian Markets. She has a done her Post graduation in Management from Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad and B.Tech from IGIT-Delhi.
Ashutosh Bhargava is Head- Equity Research and Fund Manager at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. He has over 26 years of work experience and over 17 years in Investment Research. He is working with Nippon India for over 15 years now. Prior to that, he has worked as an analyst for over 2 years at JP Morgan in their Global Economics Team based out of Mumbai. He specializes in Macro and Rule-based Investment Strategies. Ashutosh has done MBA in Finance from NMIMS, Mumbai.
Vinay Sharma is Equity Fund Manager at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. Vinay is an Architecture graduate from MNIT Jaipur and did his Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management from IIM Calcutta. He has also earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, conferred by CFA Institute, USA. Vinay has a total experience of over 18 years. Before his association with Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited, Vinay worked as a Fund Manager at ICICI Prudential Management for several years managing both diversified and thematic funds. Prior to that, he has been an Equity Research Analyst at AIG Global Asset Management and JP Morgan India. Vinay has been instrumental in many NFO launches and product initiatives in his previous stintsand has attended several Global Investment conferences and seminars.
Anand Gupta is an Equity Fund Manager at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited and is also responsible for the Equity Trading Desk. He has over 29 years of total experience and been with Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited since March 2008. His previous stints include ICICI Prudential AMC as Vice President - Dealings Equity & Derivatives and MF Global Ltd as AVP - Sales Trading for Mutual Funds and domestic institutions. Anand has completed his MBA degree in Finance from ITM- Mumbai.
Dhrumil Shah is Fund Manager- Equity Investments at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. Dhrumil has over 16 years of experience in Equity Research and Fund Management. Prior to Joining NIMF, he was managing Mid Cap funds as well as Large Cap Funds at Birla Sun Life Insurance. Prior to Birla Sun Life, he was associated with ASK Investment Managers as Portfolio Manager. Dhrumil is a graduate from Mumbai University and a Chartered Accountant.
Kinjal Desai is Fund Manager - Overseas Investments at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. Kinjal has obtained her Masters in Economics from Warwick University, UK. She has a total experience of over 10 years at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited, where she started her career as an Associate.
Aishwarya Deepak Agarwal is a Senior Research Analyst & Fund Manager at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. He is a certified Chartered Accountant and CFA Charter holder from CFA Institute, US. He has a total experience of over 22 years out of which he has spent over 8 years with Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited.
Akshay Sharma is Fund Manager - Overseas at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. He has been with Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited since December 2016 where he started his career as an Associate. He has done his Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Financial Services and holds a Bachelors in Engineering - Mechanical.
Tejas Sheth isResearch Analyst - Equity&Co-Fund Manager at Nippon Life India Asset Management. Tejas is an alumnus of T.A.Pai Management Institute, Manipal. Tejas has over 17 years of experience in Indian Equities and has worked across the research and investment functions. He started his career with Darashaw & Co., being an integral part of the family office looking after investments in Indian equities. Later, he moved to sell side of the industry and joined institutional equity firm Emkay Global Financial as Lead Analyst, wherein he serviced large institutional investors on sectoral themes and investment ideas for multiple sectors.
Bhavik Dave has over 10 years of experience in Equity Research. He is Research Analyst & Co-Fund Manager at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. Prior to this, he was working with Motilal Oswal Securities Limited - Institutional Equities. Bhavik Dave joined Nippon Life India Asset Management Limitedin 2014 as a Research Associate. He is currently co-handling Nippon India Banking Fund. He has done his graduation in Finance, followed it up with Post Graduate Diploma & Management, Capital markets (PGDM) from Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai.
Prateek Poddar is Research Analyst & Co-Fund Manager at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited, since 2018. He has total of over 9 years of experience. Prior to this he was working with ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. He is a Chartered Accountant &CFA Charter holder from CFA Institute, US.
Nikhil Rungta has over 14 years of industry experience in Equity Markets. He is a Co-Fund Manager & Research Analyst at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. Prior to this, he was working with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company as an Investment Manager and Research Head -BFSI, where he used to handle Investments and Research of various sectors. Nikhil is a rank holder Chartered Accountant and has completed his MBA-Finance from NMIMS, Mumbai. He is also FRM Charter holder conferred by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), USA.
Vikram Dhawan is Fund Manager - Commodities at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited. Vikram has over 28 years of experience in Commodities, Fund Management, Enterprise Risk Management and Investing in Corporate and Banking sectors in India and Overseas.Prior joining us, he was associated with Reliance AIF Management Ltd, and Reliance Capital. He was also managing the Risk Portfolio with Gold Matrix Pte, Singapore.Vikram is B. E -Mechanical from Nagpur University and has a P G Diploma in Materials Management.