Saptarshi Das, CFA- Managing Partner
Saptarshi Das is the Founder, PM and Managing Partner of KGS. He founded KGS with a belief that long term orientation while investing is an absolute necessity to create above average wealth. He also believes that a boutique kind of structure with absolute agency- principal alignment is also a must for appropriate fiduciary duty. Not hiding behind corporate structures, he wants to be responsible for the good and bad outcomes of his investing process directly.
His previous experiences which have lent him valuable skills include working in a multi- asset global asset management firm (London based Octopus Investments) focusing in Asian and EM equities and absolute return portfolio management, working at a multi- strategy hedge fund (FQS Capital Partners), and Visiongain, a research and consulting firm based in London.
Other experiences include being a private equity consultant for a business to help launch a product which now sells in major retailers (in UK), working in an Indian automobile conglomerate (Mahindra & Mahindra) which provided hands on experience in production and industrial activity, being an entrepreneur in the event management industry and in the IT industry executing web development projects for UK clients with Indian operations.
He is a Mechanical Engineer from L.D Engineering (Gujarat University, India, passed with Distinction), a Masters in Management from Imperial College London, UK and a CFA Charterholder (CFA Institute, USA).
Investing to Saptarshi is simply the art of making money. It is not a strategy, not a style or any other attribute but the process of making money. When a client hands over assets to be managed, it is for two objectives