Prime Team Board of Directors
Mr. N. Jayakumar
Mr. Jayakumar joined Prime Securities in 1993. He holds a B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi (1978-83) and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1983-85). Prior to joining Prime, he was head of the Investment Banking Group at Citibank, having previously spent several years in Money Markets and Securities Trading. He is a recognized Speaker on various Business TV channels and fora for Equity research, Wealth Management, Private Equity, Wealth Restructuring, Indian Economy and Indian Stock Markets.
Chief Financial Officer
Nikhil Shah is associated with Prime Securities Limited since June 2003. Nikhil Shah has vast experience of more than 20 years in the field of accountancy. He is responsible for entire accounting as well as taxation of the Prime group. Nikhil Shah is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) affiliated to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Prior to his association with Prime, he was associated with Microtex India Limited as Manager - Accounts.
VP Legal / Company Secretary
Ajay Shah joined Prime Securities Limited in July 2001 as a Company Secretary and Compliance Officer and is presently Vice President - Legal & Company Secretary.
Ajay Shah has hands on experience of more than 15 years in the streams of legal, corporate secretarial compliance. In addition to the compliances under the corporate laws with specific impetus on secretarial compliance and corporate governance, he is also responsible for compliances with the rules and regulations applicable to stock broker, portfolio manager and depository activities as well as for drafting legal agreements and contracts, reporting to the management, statutory bodies and stakeholders of Prime group.
Ajay Shah is a qualified Chartered Secretary (CS) affiliated to the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Prior to joining Prime, he was associated with Asian Star Company Limited as Company Secretary.
VP Corporate Finance
Apurva joined Prime Securities in 2007.
He has over 12 years of experience, principally as an Investment Banker. His skill set lies in financial and business analysis, negotiations, valuation, business planning and financial advisory.
Prior to joining Prime Securities, Apurva worked with Crisil Research & Information Services Ltd, an S&P company, as a Research Analyst for around 2 years tracking the Automobile sector. Apurva began his career at Stratcap Securities, as an Equity Research Analyst, and tracked the Automobile and Cement sectors. Apurva enjoys listening to music, travelling and playing cricket. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) in Finance from Chetana's Institute of Management & Research and Masters in Commerce (M. Com.) from Mumbai University.
Mr. Nischay Saraf
VP Corporate Finance
A Chartered Accountant with an experience of over 12 years. Has worked with global professional firms (PwC and KPMG) in the audit and consulting services, in the finance verticals of multinational companies (Wipro and HP) and with a Vietnamese conglomerate (Masan Group). He has experience in operational financials including accounting & reporting and strategic finance including fund raising and corporate restructuring.