India's Best Fund Managers 2018

Macro player

Jayesh Gandhi prefers to bet big on sectors rather than stocks

Soumik Kar

Jayesh Gandhi’s first brush with the stock market happened when he and six friends pooled their money together to invest in the early 1990s. They were all studying to become Chartered Accountants. Given the lack of information during those times, they would do some collective research before zeroing in on their investment ideas. By the end of 1994, the fund which started with a corpus of Rs.1.5 lakh had grown to Rs.2 lakh — not bad for a bunch of amateurs.