Mr. Vishal Kampani is the Group Managing Director of JM Financial Ltd., the group’s flagship listed company. He has played a stellar role in transforming the JM Financial group into a financial services powerhouse. He launched the Asset Reconstruction business in 2008 and the Real Estate Finance business in 2009.
He joined the JM Financial group in 1997 as an analyst in the Merchant Banking Division and has since moved up the rank and worked across businesses within the group.
In a career spanning over years, Mr. Kampani has played a key role in consummating several landmark and complex M&A and restructuring transactions. He has been instrumental in expanding the company’s International Operations and building a global profile.
In 1999, Mr. Kampani worked with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. in New York, in the Equity Capital Markets Group, where he was involved in structuring creative products for the firm’s clients most of whom were fortune 500 companies.
After returning to India in 2000, he worked as a Senior Banker in the Investment Banking division of JM Morgan Stanley Pvt. Ltd., which was then a joint venture between JM Financial group and Morgan Stanley. He was, then, responsible for building and maintaining key client relationships, procuring and overseeing the execution of business transactions, advising corporate clients in raising capital, acquisition and divestment of companies, re-organisation of corporate groups. He was also the head of the corporate finance division.
Mr. Kampani is a Master of Commerce from University of Mumbai and has completed his MS (Finance) from London Business School, University of London.