20 years of investing our own funds has taught us to value capital preservation as much as growth

Multi-Act was founded in 1997 by two Wharton graduates, to develop an Equity Research capability for their own investments. Today, we employ 50 people who operate out of our offices in Mumbai and Pune and service a range of clients from wealthy families, family business owners to sophisticated investors and capital intermediaries around the globe.

We engage in 2 distinct businesses carried out through 2 different subsidiaries

Multi-Act Equity Consultancy Pvt. Ltd (MAECL)

Engages in investment advisory activities for domestic Ultra High Net Worth Individuals. We also provide advisory and Portfolio Management Services for overseas entities that are FII’s -Foreign Financial Institutions/Qualified Foreign Investors (QFIs), Single Family Offices, Multi-Family Offices and University Endowments.

Multi-Act Equity Research Services Pvt. Ltd (MAERS)

Provides Independent Research Services to investors, wealth managers, brokers and dealers around the globe centered around a deep accounting analysis that focuses on the Quality of Earnings, fundamental security valuation analysis using the 3 Tranche Value framework (Professor Bruce Greenwald, Columbia Business School) and an application of the Rational Analysis framework.

Board of Directors

 

Prashant K. Trivediprashant-k-trivedi

Chairman
Prashant K Trivedi, 56, is a B.Sc (Econ.) graduate from Wharton and also a CFA charter holder. He worked at SG Warburg from 1983 to 1991 in Japan, UK and Singapore. Since then he has been the CIO of his family’s office and the
Chairman of Multi-Act Trade & Investments Ltd and the Chairman of Indian Card Clothing Co Ltd. His vast investment expertise covers Global Currencies, Global Fixed Income, Global Equities, Real Estate and Private Equity.

 

Shikar Dharamsey Nensey

Director
Mr. Shikar Bipin Dharamsey Nensey currently serves as the Managing Director of Al Maha Financial Services LLC, Oman.

Mr. Nensey has management experience from ground up level. Mr. Nensey has work experience with institutions like Citibank, Dun and Bradstreet and HSBC in his career. He is a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization Oman and is a keen investor in the equity and real estate market. He is a Graduate of Business Management from IIM Calcutta and Babson College.

Umesh V. Kudalkar

Director
Mr. Kudalkar, a CFA Charterholder for past 7 years, has more than 25 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Venture Capital and Private Equity. He was also the Chief Investment Officer of Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla and Serum Institute (World’s largest producer of Measles and DTP group of vaccines), managing a portfolio of more than USD 500 Million. Previously he was the fund manager with AIM London listed USD 200 Million energy fund. He offers advice on Evaluation of Fintech Investments, Equity Valuation, Earnings Quality, Business Planning and Growth. He also conceptualized Multi-Act’s digital marketing strategy.

Vinay J. Parikh

Director
Vinay is the Founder-Director and Portfolio Manager of Jeetay Investments Private Limited, a Portfolio Management firm registered with SEBI. He has been investing in the Indian capital markets for over 25 years. Vinay has also advised leading business houses on financial strategy.

He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business (where he graduated with distinction in the top 2% of the class) and a BSc in Statistics & Economics from University of Bombay.

Deep Shah

Director
Deep is currently the Co-President with Fransisco Partners, a UK based Investment Banking Company and operates from the firm’s London office where he leads European investing activities.

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2003, Deep worked at Morgan Stanley in London in both their Mergers and Acquisitions group and their Princes Gate Investors private equity fund, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation and execution of transactions in a variety of industries, including information technology.

He holds an M.A. In Economics from the University of Cambridge, England, with First Class Honors.

Mehul K. Trivedi

Director
Mr. Mehul Trivedi is currently the Managing Director of The Indian Card Clothing Co. Limited (ICC). Prior to joining ICC, Mr. Trivedi practiced as a solicitor in United Kingdom specializing in corporate law (mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures). He has expertise in Corporate Laws (Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures) and General Management.

He has graduated LLB (Hons.) from The London School of Economics.

Dattaraj V. (Raj) Salgaocar

Director
Promoter and Managing Director of V. M. Salgaocar Group of Companies which has interests in ore mining, processing and exports of iron ore, shipping, real estate, agriculture, media and health care. The Group has successfully diversified in setting up a 5-star deluxe hotel in Goa tying up with Marriott International and into power generation, transmission and distribution by setting up Goa’s first and only dual fired power plant with Reliance, India’s largest private sector Group. The Group has also various Trusts and Foundations which run Goa’s first Law College, a 80 bed hospital, Goa’s oldest ICSE school with 1750 students, the Salgaocar Football team and gives scholarships to deserving students besides funding various social outreach programs.

Key People

Our team comprises principally of Chartered Accountants (the equivalent of CPAs in USA), statisticians and Economists. All our analysts are encouraged to undergo the CFA certification program of the CFA Institute (erstwhile AIMR).

Sanjeevkumar Karkamkarsanjeevkumar-karmarkar

Director & Principal Officer
Sanjeevkumar Karkamkar, 59, is a Director with Multi-Act. He has over 36 years of
experience in areas like Finance, Company Law and Administration. He has been associated with companies like Vijay Engineering, Herdiliya Polymers Ltd., Hundalani Finance & Leasing Co. Pvt. Ltd. and IMS Health. He adds tremendous value to the organization with his rich work experience.

 

Baijnath RamraikaBaij1

Senior Portfolio Manager
Baijnath Ramraika is Senior Portfolio Manager with Multi-Act. He has ten years of
experience in portfolio management and investment research of global equities. An MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia, He earned his Chartered Accountant qualification from ICAI with a 41st rank on an all-over India basis and is a CFA Charterholder.

 

Jinal ShethKey_People3

Associate Director / Sr. Portfolio Manager-Dealer
Jinal Sheth is Associate Director / Sr. Portfolio Manager-Dealer with Multi-Act. He has
equity research experience of over a decade and has been a portfolio manager for the last three years. He specializes in identifying good quality businesses which might not be reflecting true intrinsic value. He has worked with Mosaic Capital Advisors, Thomas Weisel Partners, UBS Financial Services, Asian Markets Securities Pvt. Ltd.

 

Vikas BiyaniVikas_Biyani1

Associate Director Cum Investment Advisor
Vikas Biyani, 36, is an Associate Director Cum Investment Advisor with Multi-Act
Equity Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. Having accumulated over twelve years of experience in Capital Markets, Equity Research and High Net-Worth (HNIs/UHNIs) & Institutional Client Advisory, he brings a lot of expertise to these fields. He earned his Chartered Accountancy qualification from ICAI in the year 2003.

 

Key_People51Amit Salvi

Sr. Manager-IT
Amit Salvi, 35, is a Sr. Manager-IT with Multi-Act. He plays diverse roles in the
company from managing the IT Infrastructure to handling Research requirements of the Equity Research teams. He is project manager for Multi-Act’s in-house project MARKAS. A Science Graduate with an IT diploma, he is also certified under ITIL and PRINCE 2 and has a rich 13 year experience in the company.

Brand Identity

Multi Act believes in an universal language, and providing sustenance, long-term goals and prosperity are the key elements we represent. Our brand is merely an extension of the same, and aims to highlight all that we stand for. The Multi Act logo was developed to highlight our company values, and using a combination of Chinese characters and colours we have evolved this design.