Akshay is a keen follower of markets and companies and has been investing in the markets for more than a decade.
He loves the Simplicity and Clarity of Thought of Warren Buffet and the Practicality and Common Sensical “Invest in what you know and see around you” approach of Peter Lynch.
He is an avid quizzer and brings that inquisitive spirit to his stock picking. He likes to go behind the stocks and beyond the numbers to understand the companies and their competitive landscapes, their business drivers and sources of superior economics , their moats and the endurance of those moats and lastly but most importantly the ability and honesty of managements.
In his spare time he likes to read business books and articles, troll around local markets and malls to get a first hand feel of businesses or talk to people to get consumer insights and often finds interesting stock ideas or validation of exisiting picks.
He likes sports, likes to travel and is an amateur poet.
After having worked in Consulting and Private Equity investing for the last 12 years across reputed companies like Arthur Andersen, GE, Starwood Capital and Motilal Oswal PE, he has turned full time investor now and advises like minded clients who have a long term view and the orientation and patience to invest in businesses to build long term portfolios.
Akshay is also a Chartered Accountant and an MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai.