Frequently asked questions

Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek completed his engineering from NSIT, Delhi University in 2011. He worked in the investment banking industry for 18 months in J.P. Morgan where he handled Multibillion dollar debt transactions for Asian clients. He then worked in Reliance Capital in the investment department. He gained exposure to Indian Equity Markets where he developed his skills as an equity analyst and developed an understanding of the economy. He interned with Mckinsey& Co. during his summers. He completed his CFA Level III in June 2013 and has also other financial certifications to his name.
He takes a keen interest in Pharmaceuticals and Banking sector and in the valuation of companies. He likes to devise trading strategies for equity market through extensive research. He keenly follows the global events and takes interest in understanding of key macro-economic factors.

Bhairavee Wagh

Bhairavee is a production engineer from College of Engineering Pune. She has ranked among the top 5 students throughout her education and is awarded with various scholarships including NTSE and mathematics scholarship exams. She interned with Shanonside Capital, a buy side fund, during her summers. She has industrial internship experience of six months each in automobiles giants such as Tata Motors and General Motors. She keenly follows the automotive sector. She likes to follow the developments in global and Indian economy and their impacts on financial positions of companies. She is passionate about debating and has won 25 state level debating/elocution awards.

Chinmaya Golecha

Chinmaya worked at Deutche Bank as an investment banking analyst in the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) sector. He was the analyst on 3 international Multi billion Euro transactions and was made an offer to join Deutsche bank's 30 member TMT team based out of London. Prior to that, he studied B.Com (Hons.) at the Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) where he specialized in finance and investment management. He interned with the Boston Consulting Group during his summers. His first interaction with finance and valuation was when he interned at Macquarie Bank in natural resources group in 2009 and he has keenly followed the stock markets ever since. He is passionate about finance, politics, economics and keenly follows the Indian political and economics world.

Gurbani Bagga

Gurbani graduated in Economics and Statistics from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai in 2009. She is pursuing actuarial science having cleared 8 exams and has 2.5 years of experience in the insurance industry. As part of the actuarial team of ICICI Pudential, she was involved in consulting the investments team on risk management and developed financial models to assess the assets and liabilities of the company. She interned with the Boston Consulting Group during her summers. She also has an experience of over a year in marketing research where she worked with global FMCG clients.
She has a keen interest in the financial services industry and has been tracking the banking sector. She likes to follow the developments in global economy and analyze company financials to identify attractive investment opportunities.

Ishani Roychowdhury

Ishani graduated with Economics Honours from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University where she had been a consistent top ranker in her department.She has about two years of work experience in consulting at Bain Capability Center, where she worked on more than 60 projectsspanning multiple sectors. Her major focus area was the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) space.She interned with Mckinsey& Co. during her summers. Her work enabled her to develop excellent research and analysis skills through extensive study of industry data and financial statements.
She is interested in Macroeconomics &in International trade and keenly follows the global markets. Apart from this, her personal interest lies in music and she is a trained vocalist.

Pratik Mandhana

Pratik is a Chartered Accountant. He also pursued the CFA program and cleared Level III exam in 2012. He completed his CA internship with PwC (Assurance) and also worked there for 2.5 years before joining PGDM at IIM Lucknow. This brought him a diverse practical exposure to sectors like Auto, IT, Industrial goods, Furniture and elevated his grasp of financial statements and underlying business. He also follows the Metals and Mining, Oil and Gas, Power, Infrastructure and Telecom sectors. He interned with an Irish Hedge Fund which inclined him to the value-investing philosophy and provided buy side exposure. His research and analysis interests include derivatives and arbitrage strategies, concentrated equity value analysis and understanding of macroeconomic interactions. Apart from the above he also likes playing and learning various musical instruments.

Suraj Mishra

Suraj has completed his engineering in electronics and communication from Manipal university in 2012. He was consitently among the top rankers in his department at Manipal. He has worked at Fidelity investments on trading platforms and order settlement algorithm for the capital markets and hedge funds team. Since his exposure to the market at Fidelity, he has keenly followed the stock markets and enjoys analyzing the impact of macroeconomics factors. He is passionate about economics and politics and keenly follows the Indian and global economy.

Venkat Rajath

Venkat is a Chartered Accountant with national rank 8 and is also a commerce graduate from Jain College, Bangalore in 2012. He has done his articleship with RCE & Co. C.A. for 3 years which gave him practical exposure across various industries in key financial areas such as taxation, financial management, audit and valuation. He interned with the Mahindra Group during his summers. He was also involved in his Entrepreneurial venture of diamond jewellery that gave him an opportunity to transform his ideas into reality. He is extremely passionate about the financial market and has devised pair trading and arbitrage strategies for investing in equities and derivatives market, with special focus on the FMCG and Real Estate sectors. In his spare time, he loves playing snooker and he is also a state level chess player.