Core Team
Nimish C. Shah

Nimish is an MBA in Finance from Chicago, USA . Nimish is a first generation entrepreneur and has over 25 years of experience in Indian Capital Markets . He presently oversees assignments relating to structuring custom financial solutions for clients, assisting companies in raising capital (private equity / venture capital, debt and equity), mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, valuations, other merchant banking activity . He looks after the core business development of Fortune and contributes to evolving new growth strategies . Key assignments include :

  • USD 250 million of equity and debt funding for Alok Industries
  • USD 100 million of capital funding for REI Agro
  • USD 70 million private equity funding for Golden Gate properties
Mohan Natarajan

Mohan is an engineer from IIT, Mumbai and an MBA in Finance from IIM, Kolkata, two of India’s pre - eminent educational institutions . He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry in India, with special emphasis on the capital markets . He co - founded his own investment bank and securities brokerage company in 1992 and ran it successfully till 2000 . Since then, he has been involved in the capital markets arms of large groups such as HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Edelweiss Finance . In the course of working with these groups, he has driven a lot of projects in areas such as stock and commodity exchanges, self regulatory organizations, brokerage companies in equities and commodities and so on . He has also driven Kotak group’s foray into the offering of brokerage services for international markets .

Owing to his interaction with international investment bank and exchanges, Mohan has a deep understanding of products and processes in these institutions .

Ashish Tapuriah

Ashish is a management graduate with specialization in Finance from Infinity Business School . He is a B . Com (H) from University of Calcutta . He has more than 11 years of experience in the area of Capital Markets and Investment Banking . Before joining Fortune, he had worked with Fortune Financial Services (I) Limited, Centrum, Almondz Global Securities, Prime Securities and SR Batliboi (Ernst & Young) . Select key assignments includes :

  • Private Equity of Gayatri Projects where Videocon Group exited.
  • Private Equity of Koutons Retail
Ritesh Baijal

Ritesh is a management graduate with specialization in Finance from Aravali Institute of Mangement, Jodhpur. He is a B. Com from University of Ajmer. He has more than 11 years of experience in the area of Investment Banking, Private Equity advisory & Investor Relations. He has good experience in providing consulting services for fund raising and corporate financial structuring. Before joining Fortune, he has worked with Christensen Investor Relations (I) Pvt. Ltd., Citicorp Services (India) Limited, Almondz Global Securities and Indian Direct Equity Advisors Pvt. Ltd. He also has an entrepreneurial experience of around 2 years into Hospitality area.

Kusum Punamiya

Kusum is a Chartered Accountant with specialization in Audit. She is a M.Com from University of Pune. She has more than 3 years of experience in the area of Audits of Financial Institutions. Before joining Fortune, she has worked with Karnavat & Co, Kalyaniwalla & Mistry (Mazars) and Sadananda Shetty & Co. Select key assignments include:

  • Investigation audit of Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Statutory Audit of SBI Life Insurance