3 decades of experience in banking, equity and debt investments
Established CCSPL in 2008. Acted as an advisor to Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb, a highly respected wall street investment institution
Was President (Credit) at UTI/ Axis Bank. During his 7 years stint, he led expansion of the bank’s corporate credit portfolio from INR 1500 crs. to INR 32,000 crs., simultaneously reducing NPA percentage from 6.50% to 0.30%.
Between 1992 to 2001, he spent 9 years at Unit Trust of India (UTI) where he pioneered and led professional equity research. He is also credited with turning around India Fund to make it reach top quartile among Indian offshore funds.
Holds PGDM (IIM-A) and Ph. D (Finance) from the University of North Texas.
Gautami Desai – Fund Manager & COO
2 decades of experience in equity investments
Spent 10 years at the Unit Trust of India (UTI) gaining well-rounded experience in credit research and fund management
Managed equity portfolio of INR 3,500 crore across five funds, three of which were rated amongst the best performing funds by Crisil, Lipper and Value Research
Gautami is known to dive deep for researching companies. Ever heard of a fund manager walking on the ramp just to know branding / marketing of a large consumer company?
Holds BE (Electronics) and has completed Masters in Management Studies from the Mumbai University.