Mumbai, October 31, 2019 – Emkay Global Financial Services Limited (EGFSL), a leading financial services group, announced the appointment of Mr. Vikaas M Sachdeva as Chief Executive Officer of Emkay Investment Managers Ltd (EIML), a wholly owned subsidiary of EGFSL.
With a track record spanning over two and a half decades, Vikaas commands considerable experience in the Indian financial services space. Vikaas was previously the CEO of ENAM AMC and before that the CEO of Edelweiss AMC. Working across multi-functional and cross border teams throughout his career, Vikaas has led from the front, building scale both organically, as well as through acquisitions
Speaking on his appointment, Mr . Vikaas M Sachdeva said, “It’s a privilege to be a part of the Emkay family, built by pioneers in the financial services industry. I look forward to building on the goodwill created by the Emkay group and the existing team, to create an organization which will bring best in class investment options for the burgeoning pool of discerning investors in the country.”
Mr. Krishna Kumar Karwa, Managing Director at Emkay Global Financial Services said – “We are delighted to have Vikaas Sachdeva as the Chief Executive Officer of Emkay Investment Managers. We are confident that Vikaas, with his profound experience, will help unlock the next phase of growth for Emkay. His proficiency and expertise will be of immense value in building a progressive team, deepening our expertise and shall continue to add value to the investors looking for wealth creation opportunities in the Indian capital market.”
Profile: Vikaas M Sachdeva
Vikaas has served as a board member of SEBI’s Mutual Fund Advisory Committee (MFAC), which had been instrumental in launching several initiatives for the growth of the Asset Management industry. He had been a director on the board of the Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI) for over half a decade and had led the Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) committee. As part of the AMFI working committee, he had worked extensively with SEBI to create a concept paper on ETFs. More recently, Vikaas worked very actively with the Asset Managers Roundtable of India (AMRI), the nodal body for FPIs in India to create a better regulatory framework for their effective functioning.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration from the CRK Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. Vikaas is a fitness enthusiast and an ardent Marathon runner. He is an outdoor sports fan, particularly of cricket, as well as an avid movie buff.
About Emkay Investment Managers Limited
Emkay Investment Mangers Ltd. (EIML) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emkay Global Financial Services Limited and is a SEBI registered Portfolio Manager since 2003. EIML offers different types of portfolio management services, catering to individual risk appetites, goals and investment preferences of individuals. The team that comprises of professional fund managers, research and wealth advisors and associates is focused on offering the clients a superior research based portfolio which effectively manages risks and optimizes returns. EIML offers highly customized & personalized advisory services to large HNIs / NRIs & Corporate Investors. Emkay’s Portfolio Management Services’ expertise ranges across the breadth of the Indian equities market, from blue-chip large cap funds and well-performing mid-cap funds to emerging small caps. All of EMIL’s PMS strategies have consistently out-performed the index over the years, thereby building substantial wealth for its clients.
About Emkay Global Financial Services Limited
Emkay Global Financial Services Ltd., headquartered in Mumbai, India, is an integrated securities firm offering a wide range of investment avenues including investment banking, institutional broking, private wealth management and financial products distribution. Its institutional broking division services clients across all important global geographies and its research have received recognition from important bodies including Thomson Reuters, Asiamoney, The Wall Street Journal amongst others, over the years.