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  • PPFAS Mutual Fund :: Fund Managers

    Fund Managers

    Rajeev Thakkar

    Chief Investment officer and Equity Fund Manager
    Having commenced his career in 1994, he possesses wide-ranging experience in the field of financial services. These include - Investment banking, managing fixed income portfolios, broking operations and Portfolio Management Services (PMS) operations.

    Rajeev Thakkar, CIO

    He joined PPFAS Limited in 2001 and besides serving as a Fund Manager for its PMS, also earned the post of Chief Executive Officer, which he held until 2012.

    He currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of PPFAS Mutual Fund.

    Educational Qualifications:
    B. Com (Bombay University), Chartered Accountant, CFA Charter Holder and Grad ICWA    

    Raunak Onkar

    Dedicated Fund Manager for overseas investments and Co- Fund Manager
    Raunak Onkar is a Fund Manager & Research Head at PPFAS Mutual Fund. He started his career with PPFAS in 2008 as an intern in the Research Team.

    Raunak Onkar, Head - Research

    He graduated from the University of Mumbai with a BSc in IT & MMS (Masters in Management Studies) in Finance.

    Raj Mehta

    Debt Fund Manager
    Beginning his career as an intern with PPFAS Mutual Fund in 2012, Raj swiftly moved up the ranks, and is currently part of the Fund Management team.

    Apart from being a Commerce graduate from University of Mumbai (N.M. College).

    Raj Mehta, FUND MANAGER - DEBT

    He is also a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and a CFA Charter Holder. He has also earned a Certificate for the 'NSE Debt Market Module' issued jointly by FIMMDA and NCFM. He is also featured as a regular participant on various TV channels and a columnist in select financial publications.

    Educational Qualifications:

    B.Com, M.Com (Mumbai University), Chartered Accountant, CFA Charter Holder

    Rukun Tarachandani

    Domestic Equity Fund Manager
    Rukun is part of the Fund Management team at PPFAS Mutual Fund. He has more than 9 years of experience in Equity Markets.

    He started his career in 2013 as an Equity Research analyst with Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research.

    Rukun Tarachandani, Fund Manager - Domestic Equity

    Prior to joining PPFAS, he worked with Kotak Mahindra Asset Management as an Equity Research analyst and also managed the Kotak Equity Arbitrage fund from May 2019 to Dec 2019. He is an avid reader of books on Behavioral finance, Value Investing and Quantitative Investing.

    Educational Qualifications:

    MBA (Finance) from Management Development Institute Gurgaon, B.Tech (Information Technology) from Nirma University, CFA Charterholder and CQF (Certificate in Quantitative Finance) certificate holder

    Mansi Kariya

    Co-Fund Manager Debt and Credit research Analyst
    Mansi Kariya joined PPFAS Mutual Fund in 2018 as a Debt Dealer. Gradually, she assumed the role of Credit Research Analyst within the Fixed Income Team and then eventually became a Co-Fund Manager Debt. In her previous roles, Mansi has worked as a research associate and senior executive - debt products for 3.5 years.

    Mansi Kariya

    B.Com Hons (Calcutta University), MS -Finance (ICFAI University) and CFA Charter Holder.

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    Sponsor: Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services Limited. [CIN: U67190MH1992PLC068970], Trustee: PPFAS Trustee Company Private Limited. [CIN: U65100MH2011PTC221203], Investment Manager (AMC): PPFAS Asset Management Private Limited. [CIN: U65100MH2011PTC220623]