Rajesh Kothari

Founder & Managing Director
AlfAccurate Advisors Pvt Ltd
MBA, CWA

Mr. Rajesh Kothari is the visionary Founder & Managing Director of AlfAccurate Advisors & the driving force behind making AAA one of India’s most respected, award-winning investment management firms. With 25+ years of rich experience in the Indian capital market with deep expertise in Long Only & Long Short investment strategy, he has conceptualized & executed AAA’s unique Radically Resilient investment ethos and 3M investment philosophy towards consistent superior risk-adjusted returns over the past 11 years.

As a dynamic and result-oriented leader, he brings to the table keen analysis, sharp insights, and a results-oriented approach to drive high returns. Millions of investors across the country tune into his frequent TV appearances as a distinguished market expert on CNBC TV18, TimesNow & Bloomberg. He has also been a keynote speaker at several international conferences and summits, including Maharashtra Economic Summit, Institute of Directors, TradeTech Asia conference, and The World Council for Corporate Governance.

Prior to founding AAA, Rajesh was a Fund Manager at DSP Merrill Lynch Fund Managers (now DSP BlackRock Investment Managers). During his tenure, their AUM flourished from USD 100mn to a staggering USD 1.5bn. All through this period of 5 years, the equity schemes often ranked in its 1st ‘Quartile Ranking’ by CRISIL, a Standard & Poor’s affiliate. For his superior performance, Rajesh was Rated as “Platinum Fund Manager” by Economic Times for DSPML Equity Fund on a risk-adjusted return basis (Jul 2006) and received CNBC TV18 – CRISIL Mutual Fund of the Year Award in 2006.  Additionally, he won the CRISIL Mutual Fund of the Year Award in 2006 for DSP Merrill Lynch Equity Fund. During his tenure, the fund house also received the Lipper India Fund award for the Best Equity Fund Group for three years.

Prior to this, he was the Director of Voyager Investment Advisors, a USA based India dedicated fund, the fund outperformed the benchmark indices significantly.

A true-blue altruist and champion for the underserved, Rajesh is deeply involved with ‘Arham Yuva Seva Group’- an organisation committed to solving some of the most pressing issues faced by today’s youth.