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Prashant K. Trivedi, CFA is the Founder and Non-executive Chairman of the Multi-Act Group. He has nearly four decades of experience in global fixed income, equities, real estate and private equity. He previously worked at SG Warburg from 1983 to 1991 in Tokyo, London, and Singapore. He graduated summa cum laude in B.SC (Econ) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prashant is a proponent of the Austrian School of Economics, and passionate about Wildlife Conservation, especially Big Cat conservation.

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Prashant K. Trivedi, CFA is the Founder and Non-executive Chairman of the Multi-Act Group. He has nearly four decades of experience in global fixed income, equities, real estate and private equity. He previously worked at SG Warburg from 1983 to 1991 in Tokyo, London, and Singapore. He graduated summa cum laude in B.SC (Econ) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prashant is a proponent of the Austrian School of Economics, and passionate about Wildlife Conservation, especially Big Cat conservation.

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Sanjeev Karkamkar is a Director & Principal Officer of Multi-Act Trade & Investments. He has 35+ years of experience in fixed income, equities, real estate, and private equity. Previously he worked at Vijay Engineering, Herdiliya Polymers, Hundalani Finance & Leasing Co. & IMS Health. He has a B.Com in Accounting and Finance from HDHS Solapur.

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Jayakumar Babu is a seasoned professional offering 34 years of diversified and extensive experience in Financial services domain. He is currently focussed on leading the Strategy, Marketing and Sales to establish Multi-Act as a global brand. In the past, Jayakumar has set up India’s first Private Sector independent Custodian and orchestrated strategic tie ups with global entities such as Pictet and Pershing LLC. He has travelled extensively across the Globe and serviced clients from more than 27 countries.

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Rohan Samant is the Chief Investment Officer of Multi-Act Equity Consultancy. He has been with Multi-Act for more than a decade and has been part of the PMS team since its inception. He started his career with Multi-Act after completing his Chartered Accountancy in 2008. He has experienced multiple cycles in the Indian Equity market as a professional investor, particularly the Global Financial Crisis. He is the Fund Manager for the Moats and Special Situation Portfolio – the largest strategy in terms of AUM among Multi-Act’s PMS offerings. His focus is to identify good quality companies and exploit behavioral anomalies in the market.

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Vikas Biyani is the Head of Multi-Act’s Investment Advisory service. He has ~20 years of experience in servicing HNIs, UHNIs and institutional clients in the fields of equity research, capital markets, and portfolio advisory. His investing style reflects preference for high quality securities, good corporate governance, and margin of safety investing using the RA/RI framework developed at Multi-Act. His advisory client mandates focus on delivering better than market risk adjusted returns, in Indian as well as Global markets, with an unwavering eye on capital preservation. Vikas has been associated with Multi-Act since he earned his Chartered Accountancy qualification from ICAI in 2003.

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Nimisha Pandit, CFA is an Associate Director and Head of Research at Multi-Act. She has over 12 years of experience in the field of equity research and investing. As the head of Multi-Act’s Research division, she is responsible for providing independent, unbiased, and objective analysis to Multi-Act’s portfolio managers, investment advisors, and institutional research clients. Nimisha was recognized as one of ‘India’s Top 100 Women in Finance 2020’ by ‘Association of International Wealth Management of India’. She is a CFA Charter holder, has completed the Chartered Accountancy course of ICAI, and holds Master of Arts degree in Economics.

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Krushi Parekh is the Head of Institutional Research and has more than 15 years of experience in global financial markets. He leads the Institution Clients segment within Multi-Act’s Advisory division and is responsible for guiding some of the leading financial services institutions in India. Krushi also works with investment management companies and hedge funds abroad where he steers their guidance on Indian capital markets. Krushi follows unique investment process that incorporates the fundamental, quantitative, technical and behavioural schools of investing. His strength rests in identifying long term investment opportunities and finding value in heated market cycles. Krushi is a certified Chartered Accountant and did his Bachelor’s degree at Mithibai College, Mumbai.

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Rohan Advant, CFA is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Multi-Act. He joined Multi-Act in 2010 after a brief stint at Kotak Mahindra Bank. Starting as a Research Associate, he moved up the ranks and today is the Portfolio Manager for the Emerging Corporates India Portfolio (ECIP) – a scheme he helped conceptualize and launch in 2017. Rohan also co-manages the Small-and-Mid Cap Portfolio (SMSSP) and the Moats and Special Situations Portfolio (MSSP), which is the flagship scheme Multi-Act offers. Rohan started his investment career as a Buffet disciple but has, over time, integrated aspects of different investment style into his process. Today, he tries to blend the metrics of quality, growth, and valuation to identify investible opportunities. Rohan is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA Charter holder.

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Aniruddha Meher has +15 years of investment experience and has been managing the Sankhya India Portfolio since its inception. He is a statistician having M.Phil. (Stats) from Pune University. Being the founding member of the Quant team, he leads a team of 5 statisticians.

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Jyoti Mhaske has +15 years of experience in the field of Quant research and has been managing the Sankhya India Portfolio since its inception. She is a statistician, having completed her Masters from Pune University. She specializes in core statistics and takes cutting edge research to financial data.

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Amit Salvi, is the Head of IT at Multi-Act and has been at the company for more than 15 years. He has several roles from managing the IT Infrastructure to handling technical research requirements of the Equity Research and Quant teams. He is also the senior most project manager and is responsible for building Multi-Act’s in-house project MARKAS. Amit is a Science graduate with a diploma in Information Technology.

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Mehul Trivedi is the CEO of Multi-Act Industrial Enterprises Ltd the holding company of The Indian Card Clothing Co. Ltd, where he was the previous MD (for 25 years) and now Deputy Chairman. Mehul is a trained solicitor, was admitted to The Law Society of England and Wales and practiced commercial and corporate finance law in the United Kingdom with S.J. Berwin & Co. Mehul graduated with LLB (Hons) from The London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a keen traveller and a fitness and wellness enthusiast.

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Dattaraj Salgaocar is the 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.

Umesh V. Kudalkar, CFA is a Director of Multi-Act Trade & Investments. He has 25+ years of experience in corporate finance, venture capital and private equity. Previously, he was the CIO of Serum Institute ($500MM portfolio) and a Principal of KSK Energy Fund ($200MM). He has a BE in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Management Studies (MMS) from the University of Mumbai.

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Deep Shah is currently the Co-President with Francisco 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.

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Shikar Bipin Dharamsey Nensey currently serves as the Managing Director of Al Maha Financial Services LLC, Oman. Shikar has management experience from the ground up level. He 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.

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Raj Kalur, CFA is an independent Director of the Board at Multi-Act. He has over 30 years of experience in financial services and most recently served as the CEO of Trustplutus Wealth Managers. Prior to that, Raj was the Vice President and Head of Client Portfolio Management at RBS Bank. He has also held senior positions at Wealth Advisors, Prudential ICICI AMC and DSP Meryl Lynch. For the past few years Raj has been an independent consultant. He received his BA in Economics from Ravenshaw College and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom.

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Current complaints

Data for the month ending-April, 2022

Complaints status
Sr. No. Received from Pending at the end of last month Received Resolved* Total Pending # Pending complaints >3months Average Resolution time^ (in days)
1 Directly from Investors 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 SEBI (SCORES) 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Other Sources
(if any)
0 0 0 0 0 0
Grand Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
^ Average Resolution time is the sum total of time taken to resolve each complaint in days, in the current month divided by total number of complaints resolved in the current month.

Trend of Monthly Disposal of Complaints

Sr. No. Month Carried forward from previous month Received Resolved* Pending#
1 April 2022 0 0 0 0
Grand Total
0
0
0
0
*Inclusive of complaints of previous months resolved in the current month. #Inclusive of complaints pending as on the last day of the month.

Trend of Annual Disposal of Complaints

Sr. No. Year Carried forward from previous year Received Resolved* Pending#
1 2019-20 0 0 0 0
2 2020-21 0 0 0 0
3 2021-22 0 0 0 0
Grand Total 0 0 0 0
*Inclusive of complaints of previous months resolved in the current month. #Inclusive of complaints pending as on the last day of the year.