Founder & MD, AlfAccurate
Mr. Rajesh Kothari, Founder and Managing Director of AlfAccurate Advisors, is the visionary behind the customer-driven and excellence based approach. A CWA and an MBA by qualification, he has a rich experience of more than 20 years in the Indian Capital Markets and has handled several investment projects in premier investment institutions.
During his tenure as a Fund Manager at DSP Merrill Lynch Fund Managers (now DSP BlackRock Investment Managers), the equity assets under management flourished from USD 100mn to USD 1.5bn. All through this period of five years, the equity schemes often ranked in its 1st ‘Quartile Ranking’ by CRISIL, a Standard & Poor’s affiliate. This is a testimony to Mr. Kothari’s financial acumen and vast knowledge of investments. He is the recipient of several awards for delivering superior and consistent risk-adjusted returns.
During his tenure as Director of Voyager Investment Advisors, a USA based India dedicated fund, the fund outperformed the benchmark indices significantly. Not surprisingly, CNBC, CRISIL, MyIris and others recognized his performance and awarded him for delivering unrivaled risk-adjusted returns. Economic Times also recognized his performance and awarded him as a ‘Platinum Fund Manager’. Additionally, he won the CRISIL Mutual Fund of the Year Award in 2006 for DSP Merrill Lynch Equity Fund. During his tenure, the fund house also received the Lipper India Fund award for the Best Equity Fund Group for three years. Moreover, he has also been a keynote speaker at several international conferences/summits like Maharashtra Economic Summit, Institute of Directors, TradeTech Asia conference and The World Council for Corporate Governance.
He is also actively involved with ‘Arham Yuva Seva Group’ – a philanthropic initiative with several significant programmes for a better world for the youth.