Prakash joined Multiples in Jan 2010. He brings with him over 3 decades of rich experience in corporate strategy, corporate finance, portfolio management, M&A, corporate restructuring and management of several investments and exits from listed and unlisted companies. Prior to joining Multiples, Prakash was the Group Director at Bharti Enterprises where, in his last assignment, he led the real estate and software services business. He was Bharti’s representative on several JV’s in financial services and agriculture sectors. Prakash also had a stint at ICICI Venture where he was responsible for monitoring and reviewing operations of buyout companies, besides being a part of the Investment Committee.
Prior to this, Prakash worked with Jumbo, a large international conglomerate with substantial business interests in India through controlling stakes in large listed and unlisted entities. In his capacity as Group CFO and Head of Indian operations, he led several initiatives to turn around the operations of portfolio companies in a variety of sectors such as FMCG, engineering, tyres, electronics, EPC management, water management, logistics, trading, garments manufacturing, real estate, chemicals, agrochemicals, etc.
At Multiples, he is one of the investment committee members. He plays an active role in post investment portfolio management matters. Besides, in his capacity as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Multiples, he oversees all transactional, governance and compliance related matters of the firm.