As the Head of Growth & Exits, Kunal helps Blume’s portfolio companies and their respective Investment Leads with capital raising, M&A and Capital Markets. 

Kunal is responsible for partnering with the investment team to optimize portfolio companies’ outcomes through the lifecycle of a company, building and managing long-term relationships with a network of capital providers, strategic corporates, partners and advisors, and advising our portfolio companies on all aspects of Capital Markets – including IPO preparedness, timing and positioning, underwriter line-up, and more.

Kunal has 18 years of experience in Institutional Equity Sales, Trading and Risk Management at some of the world’s largest financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and CLSA, with cross-border experience in India and Japan. In his last banking role, he was Managing Director and set up Jefferies’ India Equity business in 2011 as Head of Equity Sales.