Unifi Research Team

Saravanan V.N.
Vice President

Saravanan is a Chartered Accountant with 16+ years of experience in equity research, corporate finance, auditing and taxation. He has been with Unifi for the last 9 years and currently tracks pharmaceuticals, NBFC and domestic debt markets. Additional responsibilities include advising on debt fund investments, hedging and arbitrage opportunities. His prior experience includes 3 years of articleship in PWC, 2 years in ICICI Bank Corporate Banking division. Saravanan manages Event arbitrage fund and AIF High yield fund.



Baidik Sarkar
Vice President

Baidik is a Chartered Accountant with 12+ years of experience in consulting, corporate finance and equity research. He has been with UNIFI for last 10 years and currently handles equity research across IT, real-estate and the agricultural sector and also assists the CIO in managing the company’s Spin Off and APJ fund. Prior to this, Baidik worked as a Strategy Consultant with the Government Reforms and Institutional Development arm of Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).

Vice President

Hitesh brings with himself strong credit markets experience after having worked with Banks such as J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank over more than a decade. He has worked across various global markets in a wide variety of roles including Credit Structuring and Credit Risk Management. At Unifi he focuses on the structured debt component of the AIF High Yield Fund. Hitesh is an MBA from IIM Bangalore and MS from Columbia University, New York. He has also done his B. Tech (Hons) from IIT Kharagpur and is a CFA Charter Holder.

Assistant Vice President

Sivakumar is an MBA from IIM Calcutta with 10 years of experience in Corporate banking and Equity research. His corporate stints include Bank of America, Fitch Ratings &  Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore where he was part of the Global Corporates team. He also ran a proprietary equity and fund research firm targeting Retail & HNI clients. At Unifi, he is tracking Banking, NBFC & Insurance stocks in addition to assisting the CIO in managing the 'Business Consolidation After Disruptions' fund. He also advises AIF fund on debt investments. Sivakumar is a CFA charter holder and also holds a degree in Electrical engineering from Sri Venkateswara University.


Anand Bhavnani
Senior Manager

Anand Bhavnani has done M Sc. in Financial Economics from University of Oxford and has more than 7 years of experience in Equity Research and in Derivatives. At Unifi, in addition to tracking Chemicals and select midcaps across sectors, he is assisting the CIO in managing Blended-Rangoli & Deep Value Discount (DVD) funds. Anand is a FRM charter holder and has completed all three levels of CFA. He graduated with distinction from Nirma Institute of Technology in Electronics & Communication engineering.

Sreemant Dudhoria
Senior Manager

Sreemant Dudhoria is a CFA Charter Holder with 8+ years of experience in equity research and information technology (banking and finance domain). His prior experience includes a stint at Infosys Ltd. At UNIFI he tracks the auto, auto parts, micro irrigation and cement sector. He also assists the CIO in managing the Insider Shadow Fund and Green Fund. He is an engineering graduate from Anna University.

E. Prithvi Raj

Prithvi has 4+ years of experience in equity research and corporate finance. At Unifi, he handles equity research across Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and FMCG sectors. He also assists CIO in managing company's large cap fund. Prior to this, he has worked as an analyst with International Infrastructure Consultants during which he was handling the corporate finance transactions for infrastructure projects. Prithvi holds an MBA degree from Great Lakes Institute of Management and he is an Electronics and Communication Engineer.

SEBI Registration Number

PMS  -   INP000000613
NSE  -   CM: INB231159634
F&O: INF231159634
CDS: INE231159634
BSE   -   CM - INB011159630
CDSL  - IN-DP-CDSL-300-2005
CDSL  -  IN-DP-18-2015
Permanent Registration No.
AIF  -   IN/AIF3/12-13/0026
AIF2  -   IN/AIF3/17-18/0327