Founder and CEO: Vipul Prasad
Vipul had set up Magadh Capital in 2016. Earlier, he had worked for twelve years in equity research with many large and well reputed investment banks (ten years with Morgan Stanley and before that, one year each with Motilal Oswal Securities and ABN AMRO) advising mutual funds, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds and PE funds on stock investments based on fundamental research in Indian metals and mining, cement and media sectors. Earlier in his career he had also worked with BASF India for one year in marketing, and with SAIL (Steel Authority of India Ltd) for six years in operations, maintenance and planning.
He has keen interest in history (including markets’), behavioural finance, economics and global geopolitics in general, and in specific topics like infrastructure development, poverty alleviation and human development in India. Vipul likes reading – especially non-fiction, is an occasional runner, and is an avid fan of Barcelona football club. He is actively involved in community development activities and regularly supports some good non-profit institutions.
Vipul holds a B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi and an MBA (Finance, Strategy) from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
Investment Analyst: Tejas Shigwan
Tejas has experience of more than 6 years in the financial services industry and has worked largely in Fund Management, Equity Advisory, Wealth Management and Equity Analysis. He has worked with companies like Axis Securities ltd, Prabhudas Liladhar Ltd. and Kotak Securities. Tejas has followed diverse sectors such as IT, banking, Infrastructure etc. At Axis Securities, he assisted Fund manager, performed equity research, created model portfolio strategies, performed review and re-balancing of client portfolios. Before Axis Securities ltd, he had worked with Prabhudas Liladhar in Corporate wealth advisory department as Portfolio Advisor. There he managed portfolios of Ultra HNI and Corporate clients by providing stock advisory services and investment solutions.
Tejas also has a keen interest in economics. He likes Indian music and playing cricket. Tejas is an MBA from ICFAI University and holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.
Compliance Officer: Vikshit S Shah
Vikshit has excellent exposure to Compliance Matters and has handled Regulatory Compliance, Know Your Client (KYC) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) Compliance, Corporate Governance, FEMA Compliances and Company Law Compliances in his career. He possesses 5+ years of experience and has worked with M/s Shah and Associates Company Secretaries, BNP Paribas Wealth Management India Pvt. Ltd., Citicorp Services India Pvt. Ltd. and Baroda Asset Management India Ltd. in compliance and AML domain.
He is the Compliance Officer for Magadh Capital Advisors LLP and also oversees all aspects of operational activities.
Vikshit has keen interest in the securities market and also has interest in the emerging industry for vegan products, sustainable lifestyle with its impact on the environment, technology and digital media. He is also fond of travelling, reading, sports activitiy and volunteering for community service or charity work.
Vikshit has cleared 2 groups of CS Professional (final) from Institute of Company Secretaries of India and holds Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.