Emkay Global’s approach gives you the highest likelihood of reaching your real goals
Emkay Global Financial Services Limited, a leading financial services firm that optimizes Investment Solutions and Financial Management for over a lakh clients, is the brainchild of two visionary Chartered Accountant friends Mr. Krishna Kumar Karwa and Mr. Prakash Kacholia. With footprints spread throughout the length and breadth of the country, Emkay Global offers a wide range of services that include Institutional Equities, Portfolio Management Services, Private Wealth Management, Investment Banking and Insurance. Other services offered are Commodities, Currency Derivatives and Retail Broking services.
Emkay’s rich clientele includes Foreign Institutional Investors, Domestic Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Banks, Insurance Companies, Private Equity Firms, Corporate and Industrial Houses, Businessmen and High Net worth Individuals. Emkay has been able to successfully service these clients over more than 20 years and amidst challenges thrown by the markets, by adopting a customer centric approach over a traditional, product centric one. Thoroughly analyzing the client’s needs, the company delivers tailor-made, competitive, scalable and robust financial solutions.
Emkay’s forte lies in its offering of Portfolio Management Services. Emkay PMS comprises of professional fund managers, research and wealth advisors and associates with a combined experience of over 25 years. Its clientele includes large corporate houses, family-owned businesses, high-networth individuals and Non-Resident Indians who have a long-term investment horizon of1 to 3+ years. The vertical strives for absolute returns & eventually aims at beating the benchmark indices, a feat it has been able to achieve by adhering to a strict Purchase Price discipline for high quality businesses with growth potential. In the last 4 years Emkay PMS has delivered a return rate (CAGR) of 23% per annum as against Nifty returns of 12.5%.
Emkay’s research capabilities are highly appreciated by its clients and Emkay Research has consistently been awarded by industry bodies like Asiamoney Brokers Poll, Institutional Investor Survey, Starmine Analyst Awards to name a few. Emkay Research that is largely divided into Perspective Research, Corporate Research and Alternative Research is also well acknowledged for its specialization in identifying mid-tier companies early on, which helps clients enjoy strong returns in the long run. Another sphere of strength is its bespoke research, conducted while taking into account a client’s individual research requirements.
A major development in this space has been Emkay’s recent tie-up with DBS Singapore to collaborate on research expertise. The alliance will be beneficial to both Indian and global investors since it will offer a holistic view of the Asian market. The partnership will help combine cross-border thematic and macro-level insights currently produced by the regional DBS team, with bottom-up sectoral and company analysis provided by Emkay. The integrated reports will be shared in different countries including India, Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta, London, Dubai and New York. These reports will have in-depth knowledge and showcase current market and sector scenarios.
A leader in the financial services space, Emkay Global has a strong record of building wealth for clients for over two decades. The company is highly conscious of its relationship with its clients and always strives to bring the most advanced platforms to them for product and service delivery. At the same time, Emkay Global’s transparent, efficient and flexible world class processes create a productive environment that meets expectations of clients. It is not by chance therefore that Emkay has been honored with the title of ‘India’s Most Trusted Financial Brand’ by the World Consulting & Research Corporation.
During a chat with The CEO Magazine about its road ahead, Mr. Prakash Kacholia – Fonder member of Emkay Global said: “Emkay is a highly focused and a niche brokerage house with acknowledged expertise in Research and Execution. We plan to further strengthen these capabilities over the next few years by hiring the right talent, employing best processes and systems and focusing on training and development of resources. We will also continue to look for synergies that help us achieve our objectives.”
Awards & Recognitions of the company
- Most Trusted Financial Brand 2016-17– By World Consulting & Research Corporation
- Ranked 10th – Best Research Team– Institutional Investor Survey 2016
- Ranked 3rd – Best Analyst of the Year: Media– Institutional Investor Survey 2016
- Ranked 4th – Best Analyst of the Year: Agriculture– Institutional Investor Survey 2016
- Ranked 4th – Analyst of the Year (Media Sector)– Institutional Investor Survey 2015
- Ranked 12th in Asia – Best Research Team– Institutional Investor Survey 2015
- Ranked 13th in Asia – Best Sales Team of the Year– Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2015
- Ranked 11th in Best Global Research Category– Institutional Investor Awards 2014
- Won ‘Analyst of the Year’ (Power Sector)– Institutional Investor Awards 2014
- Rated amongst the Top 3 brokerages in India (Small Cap Research)– Asia Money Brokers Poll 2011
People behind the Success of Emkay Global
Krishna Kumar Karwa – Managing Director
A rank holder from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Krishna Kumar Karwa is the Promoter, Managing Director & CFO of the Company. Mr. Karwa has a rich and varied experience of over 28 years in all aspects of the Equity Capital Markets and leads the Research, PMS and Corporate Advisory divisions at Emkay. He is also the director at West Coast Paper Mills Limited
Prakash Kacholia – Managing Director
A qualified Chartered Accountant of the 1987 batch, Mr. Prakash Kacholia has a rich experience of more than 27 years in the capital markets with a focus on the derivatives segment. He has been on the board of the SEBI Committee on Derivatives. He has also served as a Director on the Boards of Central Depository Services (India) Limited and Bombay Stock Exchange Limited.