Nilesh Shah - Group President and MD of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management

Nilesh Shah - Group President and MD of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management

My guest for today is Nilesh Shah some one I admire a lot and whom I have the pleasure of knowing for last 25 years Nilesh Shah or Nilesh Bhai as he is popularly known as is Group President and Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited. Nilesh Bhai was part of the team that has received the Best Fund House of the Year Award at all the mutual funds where he worked viz. Kotak MF, ICICI Prudential and Franklin Templeton over last three decades. Nilesh Bhai is Chairman of Association of Mutual Fund in India (AMFI), Member of Mutual Fund Advisory Committee (MFAC) and a part time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. Nilesh Bhai was featured in Top 50 People of India by India Today for CY 20.

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Show notes:

00:25-02:30       Introduction

02:30-05:00       Personal Life of Nilesh Shah

05:00-06:20       Fixed income, first love of Nilesh Shah

06:20-07:00       Moved to Equity in 2003

07:00-08:45       Mutual Fund, just the right path

08:45-12:00       Views on the market

12:00-15:00       Corrections in small-cap & mid-cap

15:00-21:50       Comparison of the 2003-08 Capex cycle with current markets

21:50-27:20       Trends in the coming years

27:20-31:00       Role of Indian Government towards double-digit growth

31:00-34:10       Views on the Automobile sector

34:10-37:05       Why are people moving to safe asset classes?

37:05-39:00       Road ahead for Mutual Funds

39:00-41:50       Evaluating Fund Managers

41:50-44:00       Discount Brokerage Firms; partners in expanding the market

44:00-46:10       Nilesh Shah's Investment Strategy

46:10-47:35       Sectors that will play a pivotal role in the Capex cycle

47:35-50:15       Biggest Mistake during his career

50:15-52:25       Views on the Indian Fixed Income Market

52:25-55:35       Key takeaways on Crypto Industry

55:35-56:45       Predictions on the Market

56:45-57:45       Advice to 20 year own self