Fund manager, investor, investment banker, start up enthusiast, board member, advisor, agriculturist.
Popularly known as Father of ‘Quant Offshore Hedge Fund Investing’ in India amongst the Hedge Fund Managers in India and abroad, Kapil Khandelwal (KK) has earned recognition to be amongst the few handful Indians approved by the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approved board members’ list to serve the boards of funds, banks and financial institutions. He is a successful angel investor, venture capitalist and expert in health sciences, education, agri, clean tech and information communications and technology (ICT). His expertise positions him as one of the thought leaders in India, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets. A business leader with standout success in positioning funds globally and driving investments for growth and profitability. He is driving business results through mentoring leaders and his passion is connecting people and making an impact on the lives of people in this region. During his career, he has carried out over 45 transactions including cross-border.
KK is a recognised industry leader and speaker on investment management, hedge funds, private wealth management, healthcare and life sciences, real assets, angel and venture capital investments, health, education, social entrepreneurship, ICT and business strategy. He has been credited for igniting the Biotech Ignition Grant Policy and providing guidance for the policy which has later become the guidance for the INR 10000 mil India Startup Fund. He was instrumental in starting Bangalore Angels and has invested and exited several start ups in healthcare.
KK has successfully established and exited world’s top performing hedge fund, EquNev-K1t Capital Hedge Fund. He manages India’s first Healthcare Infra Fund, Toro Finserve LLP (www.el-toro.in) which is a closed-ended USD 500 million fund. He also run EquNev Capital (www.equnev.com), an early stage investment fund. Kapil has played an influencing role with the Governments in India and abroad.
He was awarded Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) by Rotary International for contributions to Polio Eradication in India. He organised SMS Campaign mandatory though Planning Commission Health Committee in India the pilot SMS program organised in Karnataka State which realised almost 100% turnout.
KK runs a popular podcast QuoteUnQuote With KK QuoteUnQuote with KK | Kapil Khandelwal (KK)
Bloomberg Profile: https://www.bloomberg.com/profile/person/21106690