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Nikhil Desai
Director & Co-Founder at Karma Capital


Nikhil is the Director and Co-Founder of Karma Capital Advisors Private Limited. Karma Capital is an independent India-centric Investment Manager to Offshore India funds and investment accounts of large global institutions. Nikhil’s professional expertise of over 25 years is in the field of Portfolio Management and Research in India Equities spanning several market cycles and different money management formats. Prior to founding Karma Capital in 2005, Nikhil worked in the investment management teams at ASK Raymond James Securities and ABN AMRO Bank (Private Banking Division).

Nikhil received an MBA at Virginia Tech and a Bachelor in Commerce Degree from the University of Mumbai (Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics).

Agenda Sessions

  • Emerging market regional experts’ spotlight: How it’s different to invest through the lens of locals?