Vikaas M Sachdeva

Managing Director at Sundaram Alternate Assets Ltd

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Vikaas M Sachdeva

Managing Director at Sundaram Alternate Assets Ltd
Vikaas M Sachdeva is the Managing Director at Sundaram Alternate Assets Ltd. He formally served as the CEO of EMKAY Investment Managers Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Emkay Global Financial Services Limited (EGFSL).

Vikaas has been an erstwhile member on the Mutual Fund Advisory Committee (MFAC), a high-powered committee appointed by SEBI. He also served as a director on the board of the Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI) for over half a decade and had led the Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) committee. More recently, Vikaas was associated with the Asset Managers Roundtable of India (AMRI), the nodal body for FPIs in the country.

Emkay Investment Managers Limited recognized as the "Most Innovative Company (BFSI)" at the National Feather Awards 2022.


AIF industry has a direct correlation with the growth of wealth and the wealthy in India. Quantum of HNIs (net worth above USD 1 million) & UHNIs (net worth above USD 30 million) is expected to grow by 75% & 39% in the next 5 years respectively.

In an exclusive interaction with Business Today, Vikaas M Sachdeva, Managing Director, Sundaram Alternate Assets shared his insights on various assets classes along with the strategy which may help UHNIs to build their portfolio

Being physically fit is one of the key tenets to being mentally fit. I believe a regimen of regular workouts and disciplined eating had kept me going through life,” Vikaas M Sachdeva - Managing Director - Sundaram Alternates, said.

A tank of pro-Russian troops drives along a road near burnt-out residential buildings in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine (REUTERS)

Lower tax rates, low cost debt, and the government’s willingness to spend have created a fertile ground for the economy to take off, says Vikaas M Sachdeva, CEO, Emkay Investment Managers.

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India is at an inflection point for growth and investors need to participate in that growth through equity, says the CEO

Vikaas M Sachdeva, Chief Executive Officer, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd, says that we are on course in the next few quarters, to have SIP inflows of $ 3 billion per month from retail investors..

Vikaas Sachdeva, Chief Executive Officer of Emkay Investment Managers, sees "the search for alpha" driving sophisticated investors to the alternates industry.

Vikaas Sachdeva, former chief executive officer at Edelweiss Mutual Fund will be joining ENAM Asset Management Co in the same capacity, sources in the industry said.

“At an asset management level, we believe that we are the Apple of the Indian mutual fund industry. Banking on a slew of innovative products for international investors in its pursuit to become one of India’s top three global asset management firms, explains Vikaas M Sachdeva.

Steps taken by the government over the last two years are starting to fall in place now and perception is shifting dramatically.

As domestic equity markets continue to trade in volatility, amidst the rising unpredictability, Vikaas M Sachdeva, CEO, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd, says that MFs are still the best investment avenue for less-informed investors.

If you are looking to diversify towards international markets or different geographies then consider Global ETFs than global stocks which is a better play for Indian investors, Vikaas M Sachdeva, CEO at Emkay Investment Managers Ltd said in ‘The Market Podcast’ with Moneycontrol.

Amidst the rising volatility, Vikaas M Sachdeva, CEO, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd, says that the odds are in favour of quality stocks.

If a stock stands by the touchstone of quality and corporate governance, it will do well irrespective of market caps, says Emkay Investment Managers' Sachdeva.

We will stick to our “smart alpha” framework which has a well-diversified portfolio across sectors that will capitalize on any wealth creation opportunity on offer.

Vikaas Sachdeva got a rude shock this morning, when he discovered that Rs 5,000 got wiped off from his Paytm wallet.

While a lot has been written and spoken about the impact of this crisis across the socio-economic strata, the immediate visibility of the same is seen in the performance of the stock markets.

The ever-growing bucket list - that's the story of everyone's life. Vikaas Sachdeva, CEO, Emkay Investment Managers, found a way out.

Wait for clarity on the fiscal road map before investing in debt: CEO, Emkay Investment Managers

We are very enthused by the promise the investment management sector is pointing towards. At the very least, this is an inflection point which will lead to a tangential growth of the industry in the next 5 odd years.

Analysts said at least 40-50 new offerings are likely to hit the market in coming year, as global liquidity helps support valuations of domestic stocks.

Emkay Global Financial Services Ltd (EGFSL) on Friday announced the appointment of Vikaas M Sachdeva as Chief Executive Officer of Emkay Investment Managers Ltd (EIML), a wholly-owned subsidiary of EGFSL.

The financial services group Emkay Global Financial Services Limited (EGFSL) has appointed Vikaas M Sachdeva as the Chief Executive Officer of Emkay Investment Managers Ltd (EIML). EIML is the wholly-owned subsidiary of EGFSL.

With a track record spanning over two and a half decades, Vikaas M Sachdeva brings in considerable experience in the Indian financial services space.

The good news about 2015 was despite the markets not doing too well, we saw record inflows coming in from retail investors in Mutual funds. Many of the SIPs were continued and that reflects a shift in thinking, doesn't it?

The general refrain among many market participants is that the MF industry has too many players doing more or less the same thing - which then leads to the relatively smaller players being seen as fringe players rather than valuable specialists.