Saravanan is a chartered accountant with 20+ years of diverse experience in capital markets research, corporate banking and auditing. He has been part of Unifi since 2006 and has been managing the AIF Category III High Yield Fund since its inception in FY2014. He closely tracks the domestic debt, hybrid and arbitrage segments besides reviewing opportunities arising from the listed pharma and chemical companies. His prior experience includes 2 years in ICICI wholesale banking division and 3 years of articleship in PWC. He participates in amateur tennis tournaments during weekends. The track record of this pursuit is however not as good as that of the High Yield Fund he manages for Unifi :-).
Baidik is a Chartered Accountant with 18 years of experience across consulting, research, and investment management. Since 2008, he has been a core member of Unifi's research and investment management team. Currently, he assists the CIO in managing the APJ, Green, and Spin-Off Funds. Prior to this, Baidik worked as a Strategy Consultant with the Government Reforms and Institutional Development arm of Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC). Baidik brings deep, non-generalist insights to his research and investment management practice.
Hitesh brings with himself strong credit markets experience after having worked with Banks such as J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank for over more than a decade. He has worked across various global markets in a wide variety of roles including Credit Structuring and Credit Risk Management. At Unifi he manages the Insider Shadow Fund besides covering multiple names across sectors including Metals, Insurance (Life & General), Power and Telecom. He also leads the effort in evaluating investments in the REIT and InvIT space for the High Yield Fund. Hitesh is an MBA from IIM Bangalore and MS from Columbia University, New York. He has also done his B. Tech (Hons) from IIT Kharagpur and is a CFA Charter Holder.
Prithvi has more than 8 years of experience in equity research and corporate finance. At Unifi, he currently assists the CIO in managing the company’s flagship Blended Rangoli Fund. In addition, he also tracks investment opportunities across Consumption, Oil & Gas, and Infrastructure sectors. Prior to this, he has worked as an analyst at a boutique investment bank during which he handled the corporate finance transactions for infrastructure projects. Prithvi holds an MBA degree from the Great Lakes Institute of Management, and he is an Electronics and Communication Engineer.
Arun is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 5+ years of experience in capital markets research, corporate finance, auditing and taxation. He is currently part of Unifi Alternatives team that manages the High Yield fund and Holdco fund. Key responsibilities include research of debt and arbitrage investments, due diligence and performance monitoring of investee companies. Prior to Unifi, he was part of the corporate finance division of Essel Forex.
Aejas has more than 11 years of experience across asset management, corporate governance, investment banking and credit rating. At Unifi, he handles consumer, pharma and select mid-caps. He assists the CIO in managing the 'Business Consolidation After Disruptions' Fund (BCAD). Prior to this, he worked with a proxy advisory firm, IiAS and in research with Edelweiss AMC. He holds an MBA degree from Asian Institute of Management, Manila and an MA economics Mumbai University.
Ajox is a CFA (USA) and FRM (GARP) charter holder and has an experience of about 10 years across asset management, fund selection, investment research, risk management and corporate strategy roles. At Unifi, he covers the Insurance (Life and Non-Life) and Asset Management sectors. He is instrumental in setting up the Individually Managed Accounts (IMA) at Unifi and is assisting the CIO in managing the product. He used to work as the Head of sector at B&K Securities and Senior Research Associate at Fidelity Investments. He is an alumnus of IIM Trichy (PGDM) and NIT Calicut (B.Tech).
Sandeep is a Chartered Accountant and has 6 years of experience in investment research, auditing, and taxation. Sandeep has got rich experience of tracking financial sector at Nomura, ICICI Securities and Elara Capital. Currently at Unifi, he looks out for investment opportunities in financial sector, primarily Banks & NBFCs and assists fund manager in managing APJ & Green fund.
Ahmed has been with Unifi since 2019 and tracks the breadth of India’s chemicals and pharmaceutical firms. Deeply passionate about the sector and business models, Ahmed likes to dig deep, always on the lookout for n-1 connections in the value chain. Ahmed assists the Blend fund manager in execution and administration and enjoys applying his learnings in understanding other sectors.
A commerce graduate, he is currently pursuing the CFA Level-1 and FRM Charter, (USA).