Mr. Mukul Gulati is the co-founder and managing partner of Zephyr’s private equity business in India. He is responsible for the overall leadership of Zephyr’s investment businesses in India and Sri Lanka. He has over 20 years of experience in the investment business including private equity, investment research, and general management. He has led Zephyr’s PE investments in the financial services and infra services sectors. Previously, Mr. Gulati worked at Multex where he was involved in setting up and managing the firm’s quantitative equity research business and is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in economics.
Prior to being with SPHM, Prashant was with BSE-listed Gilada Finance & Investments Limited (GFIL) as their CEO. Amongst the various other responsibilities, including some pertaining to sister companies, he was solely responsible for setting up the MSME Lending Business at Bengaluru. Prior to GFIL, Prashant supervised the fundraising efforts, accounting processes, and compliance function during his 3+ years with Light Microfinance Pvt. Ltd (LMPL). The banking stint just prior to LMPL was with Yes Bank Limited for 6+ years across two geographies wherein he had exposure to varied businesses with a focus on agribusiness and infrastructure. Prior to Yes Bank, Prashant was part of the Business Analyst Team at the credit rating agency, Acuite Ratings & Research (earlier name Small & Medium Enterprises Rating Agency-SMERA). Prashant is an IRMA Alumnus (2006).