KOTAK INSTITUTIONAL EQUITIES
Kotak Institutional Equities (KIE), a division of Kotak Securities – the broking arm of the Kotak Mahindra Group, is among India's leading institutional brokers. The division covers secondary market broking and markets Indian equity offerings, including IPOs, to domestic and foreign institutional investors (FIIs). KIE services more than 600 core clients including FIIs, domestic institutions and mutual funds. KIE and its affiliates have offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Dubai, London and New York.
The business is led by Sanjeev Prasad, Managing Director & Co-head, Kotak Institutional Equities and Ravi Iyer, Managing Director & Co-head, Kotak Institutional Equities. Kawaljeet Saluja, Senior Executive Director, heads KIE research. KIE has a 27-strong research team led by a core of experienced and highly-ranked analysts covering company, industry and macro research. The team covers more than 200 stocks with prolific research valued for its rigour, insightful analysis and independence. Annual independent broker polls conducted by Institutional Investor and Asiamoney consistently find a maximum number of KIE lead analysts in the top 3 ranks. KINSITE, the online research portal of KIE, gives institutional clients access to research reports and valuation summaries.
KIE Sales comprises a 10-member team dedicated to marketing Indian equities to institutional buyers across geographies. The team services Indian and foreign institutional investors, mutual funds, insurance companies and regional funds in India, the Middle East, Hong Kong, Singapore, US, UK and the rest of Europe. KIE's corporate access calendar runs a busy schedule through the year with a flagship event Chasing Growth every February in Mumbai. This event lines up thought leaders, policy makers and CEOs, typically enabling more than 7,000 investor-corporate interactions. KIE Sales has a successful track record in executing primary market offerings, QIPs and follow-on offerings.
KIE Sales Trading desk comprises highly experienced professionals who cover accounts in several geographies. The trading desk provides technologically-superior trading services, including algorithmic trading and FIX trading platforms and has specialized teams for both equity and equity derivatives trading. Apart from its execution capabilities, the trading desk also has a strong bouquet of daily research reports, market views and updates.
Kotak Institutional Equities consistently figures in the top league of rankings by investors and industry bodies for its broking services in India. The division also has several analysts who are highly ranked in broker polls.
In Thomson Reuters 2018 India Analyst Awards, KIE's top performers are:
In Institutional Investor's Survey of broking firms 2017, KIE's top performers are:
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