Amitabh Chakraborty

  • Amitabh Chakraborty

    MD & CIO, Kitara Capital Pvt Ltd

    Amitabh joined Kitara Capital in January 2010 and is responsible for Investment management of the firm, including identification, evaluation, deal execution and monitoring every investment made by the firm. An Electronics and Telecommunications engineer from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, he received his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. In addition, he has received certification and membership as a Financial Risk Manager from Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), USA and as a Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute, USA, besides being awarded the CFA charter from ICFAI, Hyderabad, India.

    Prior to joining the Kitara family, he was the President (equity) in Religare,  carrying overall responsibility for supervision, management and development of the company’s equity broking and research business. In the past, he has worked as the Business Head and Head of Research at Brics Securities; Kotak Securities as the head of Private Client Research; IDBI Capital Markets as the head of institutional equity business; Cazenove & Co, London, as the Director and head of research for India operations; A.F. Ferguson & Co as a management consultant; and in Gas Authority of India. He is a member of professional industry organizations such as the CFA Institute, Virginia, USA, and GARP, New Jersey, USA, course coordinator for capital market for FT-IGNOU joint curriculum, besides being the founder member of the Indian chapter of the CFA Institute, USA. He has over 25 years of work experience, including over 16 years in the financial services industry.

    He pursues hobby reading history, travelogues and biographies. In his free time he loves to share knowledge taking guest lectures in business schools.