Mr. Pankaj Murarka has over 21 years of experience in Equity Research & Fund Management with credible track record of performance over his professional career.
In his last role, Mr. Pankaj was associated with Axis Mutual Fund as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) managing over $2bn in Indian Equities. He was part of the team that set up Axis Mutual Fund in 2009 and over the years built it into one of the leading AMC in India on back of excellent investment performance. He was responsible for the performance of all the equity funds of Axis AMC and during his stint as Chief Investment Officer, Axis AMC was recognized as the best Equity Fund house of the year by Outlook Money for 2014.
He was also awarded as Best Fund Manager – Runner up Award for Axis Midcap Fund by Outlook Money in 2014. The fund delivered a CAGR return of 24% (2011-2015) significantly outperforming the benchmark and was a top decile fund for 2012 & 2013 and was ranked the No.1 performing fund in India across all funds in 2014 on 3 year basis. He was also recognized by Outlook Money as a Leading Fund Manager with 5 years of track record of consistent performance in the year 2015.
Previous to the Axis Asset Management Company, he was associated with Merill Lynch for 3 years as a Portfolio Manager, with Rare Enterprises as VP and Portfolio Manager for about 2 years. He was also associated with Motilal Oswal Financial Service Limited as Vice President for 1 year and with UTI Mutual Funds as Portfolio Manager for 6 years.
Mrs. Chitra Murarka
Mrs. Chitra Murarka is a Bachelor of Commerce. She has over 10 years of experience in Accounts and Finance and general administration.
Mr. Sridharan Veeraraghavan
Mr. Sridharan joined financial services in the year 1974. He has worked with various organisations including Birla Global Finance and Eknam Finvest Private Limited. He has total 42 years of experience in NBFC at Top level.
His area of specialisation includes Resource Mobilisation, Corporate Finance, Retail/ Trade Finance, credit Administration/ Recovery/ Restructuring/ Securitisation, Syndication of Loan, Capital market Products, Mutual Fund Distribution, Primary Market Placement of Corporate Debts and Treasury Management including IPO Funding and Venture Capital.