Avestha Fund Management Commenced operations on November 1st, 2017. Our investment objective is Long Term Wealth Creation through investment in quality stocks to capitalize on asymmetric risk-reward. Avestha Fund Management investment decisions will find principal basis in Balance sheet strength, Promoter history, Capital efficiency and Business Scalability/Growth runway. We have a concentrated portfolio of holdings, are not benchmarked and are focused on longer-term returns. We maintain a low fee structure and attract funds that are committed to harvesting long-run equity returns. Hence our churn is low and we do not trade opportunistically.
Mr. Pandole graduated with Honors in Economics from Harvard College in 1992. He gained an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School in 1995. He is a former Junior National Squash Champion on multiple occasions and has represented India.Mr. Pandole was Vice-President and member of the core investment team at Alliance Capital Mutual Fund between 1995–2000, responsible for managing $250mn, including FII and MF assets. He also assumed an Asian Coverage Research role and provided investment inputs into Alliance-DLJ, a $100mn Private Equity Fund at the time.Mr. Pandole moved to the sell-side, from 2000-09 at Citigroup Global Markets, where he was Head of Indian Equity Distribution. Thereafter, Mr. Pandole was Director, Equity Sales at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch until 2013.Most recently he was an Equity Portfolio Manager at HDFC Life, generating substantial outperformance over benchmark.