Mr. Rajeev Thakkar is the Associate Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of PPFAS Mutual Fund. He currently manages its flagship scheme titled “PPFAS Long Term Value Fund”. He is Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and CFA Charterholder.
He has been associated with PPFAS AMC since 2011. He is a strong believer in the school of “value-investing” and is heavily influenced by Warrant Buffet and Charlie Munger’s approach.
AUM (Asset under Management) = 21551 cr.
He possess nearly two decades of experience in various segments of the capital markets such as investment banking, corporate finance, securities broking and managing clients’ investment in equities. His tenure at PPFAS Ltd. (the mutual fund sponsor) began in 2001. He was appointed Fund Manager for the flagship scheme of the Portfolio Management Service, titled “Cognito” in 2003.
His keen eye for seeking out undervalued companies by employing a diligent and disciplined approach has been instrumental in the scheme’s performance ever since he assumed the mantle. He has contributed periodically to publications such as Mint and Economic Times. He has served as a speaker/panelist at events and summits organized by the FLAME Investment Lab, ICAI, Cafe Mutual, Tamil Nadu Investors Association etc.
He is ranked 5th in the 5 year category of the business outlook research.
He takes 1.24 crores his home.
He is one of the best mutual fund manager in the country. He has s a stellar record as the CIO of the PPFAS.