Abans Group (AIF )

Funds managed

Fund nameAsset class – categoryLicense
Abans Investment TrustNot clearCategory-II Alternative Investment Fund


The Abans group, founded by Abhishek Bansal, a new age-entrepreneur, in 2005, is an organization of creatively disruptive individuals who are observing, learning, and constantly reinventing common industry practices. 

Under the umbrella of investment management, the Abans group offers solutions through PMS, AIF and managed account schemes. The investment mandate across these platforms reflects the group’s philosophy of technological integration, financial innovation, and fiscal prudence.

The group has over a decade’s worth of international exposure to proprietary investment management and possesses the skill to navigate tricky financial markets. As experts in quantitative portfolio management and in the identification of cross-asset arbitrage opportunities, we offer novel product structures that address every evolving need of the HNI investor.

Key staff

Abhishek Bansal, founding chairman & managing director – Chairman and managing director of the Abans group, Abhishek founded the company single-handedly at the age of 18. Having started out as a gold arbitrageur, Abhishek has leveraged his business acumen to position the group as one of the fastest growing financial conglomerates in Asia. With businesses ranging from agricultural commodities trading, gold refining, financial broking, wealth management, software development, and non-banking financial services, the Abans group has cemented its presence in over 10 countries spanning the globe. A self-made entrepreneur, Abhishek lays particular emphasis on nurturing the leaders of tomorrow and has been incubating entrepreneurial ventures for well over a decade.

Bhavik Thakkar, CEO Abans wealth management – A banker with over 15 years of experience, Bhavik has worked across relationship management verticals and headed some of the largest financial advisory desks in India. He heads our wealth and investment management business.

Mayank Mundhra, AVP enterprise risk – Mayank conceptualized and set up the Enterprise Risk Management desk at Abans based on his experience of over 11 years at industry leading firms. Having played multiple roles in risk management, credit research, and predictive modeling, Mayank believes that effective risk management is the most fundamental business enabler. An undergraduate degree holder in engineering, Mayank is also armed with a postgraduate degree in finance from the Mumbai university.


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Analyst questions

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Prepared by- Sandeep Bhattacharyya, September 2021.


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