India's Best Fund Managers 2019

High-Conviction Contrarian

By going against the grain and spotting growth opportunities, ABSL’s Mahesh Patil has  delivered stellar return

Pratibha Dixit

In 2011, Mahesh Patil, co-chief investment officer of Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund, and his team were searching for contrarian bets. Post the 2008 financial crisis, fresh worries of a global economic downturn and local concerns over high inflation and policy inertia had pulled down the benchmark indices to a 14-month low in August 2011.