ZyFin Research is a leading Macro Analytics firm focused on emerging markets. We provide unique insights and forecasts on the Indian economy and develop state of the art indices for capital markets. These capital market Indices provide a comprehensive view of the Indian investible equity and debt universe. These robust and transparent rule based indices serve as innovative benchmarks for Exchange Traded Funds and other index-linked products.
Our unique macro insights are derived from an exclusive, monthly survey of 3,000 Indian consumers across 11 key Indian cities. This first-of-its-kind survey provides us with a real-time view on consumption, employment and inflation in India. Our team of economists, strategy and market analysts use these insights, along with over 100 macro-economic variables to forecast a range of macro-economic variables, and create actionable strategies for market participants.
The capital market indices have been developed in expert consultations with market leaders and leverage upon a robust time series data on Indian equities and debt. Our clients comprise strategy, research teams and traders, commercial and retail banks, manufacturing and services firms, multilaterals, government and academic institutions. Regulators and Industry bodies use our insights as part of their policy-making activities.
Co-Founder and former CEO of WNS (listed on NYSE), Managing Partner of eVentures India, where he was also the first investor in MakeMyTrip (listed on NASDAQ), NetMagic (sold to NTT), Customerasset (evolved into India-listed FirstSource) and Mentorix (sold to LionBridge), and a Partner at McKinsey & Company
Sanjay Sachdev has spent 25+ years building game-changing asset management businesses in a number of emerging markets. He drove the creation of several multi-billion dollar asset management businesses, across public and private markets investing in different asset classes and has worked with the Principal Financial Group, Shinsei Bank of Japan and the Tata Group in the US, India. S.E. Asia and Japan.
Nina is the former VP (Finance) and Treasurer of the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC). AT IFC, Nina managed their funding, liquid asset investments, asset liability management and the Corporation’s initiatives in structured finance and in local currency and risk hedging instruments. Earlier, Nina held several other prominent positions at the World Bank including in Asia Infrastructure as Director of Project Finance and Guarantees. Currently, Nina also serves on the boards of Man Group, African Minerals and is on the Senior Advisory Board for New Silk Route Private Equity. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she received a Sheldon Fellowship, and a Masters in Planning from Harvard Graduate School of Design. In 2010, she received the Euroweek Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the capital markets.
Venu Raman Kumar
Founder & Former Chairman/CEO of NASDAQ listed MModal Inc., a leading voice recognition, healthcare document technology and services company. Chairman and Managing Director of Aeries Group of Companies, Managing Director Innovo Specialty Foods JLT, Dubai, Chief Mentor at Zeus Caps - www.zeuscaps.com
. Has won several awards and recognitions, including Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 award winner for Maryland, USA. Is an IRS officer from the 1984 batch who now pursues entrepreneurship.
Founder of Anthemis Group SA and of corporate boutique FT Advisors, Udayan has completed over 200 deals in the Fin Tech space to date. He was formerly the Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Technology Advisory at Deutsche Bank AG in the Global Financial Institutions Group based in London. Prior to Deutsche, Udayan had specific responsibility for developing the pan-European specialty finance practice of Credit Suisse Born in New Delhi, India, Udayan graduated from Trinity College, University of Cambridge and was named one of the Financial News Top 100 Rising Stars in both 2009 and 2010. He’s also part of the Swift Enablers
, driving innovation in the banking industry.