Kunal Kumthekar

Founder and Managing Director
B. E. (C.O.E.Pune), PGDBA (IMDR, Pune), Alumni of Wharton Business School

Over the last 25 years, Kunal has successfully closed a number of private equity and M&A transactions and led many investment opportunities as a professional investor. He has the rare advantage of having Buy as well as Sell side experience that gives him a significant edge in the ability to structure and close deals. He provides overall leadership in execution at Cipher-Plexus.


Kunal had founded Plexus in 2005 and was also a founder of Nine Rivers Capital, the firms have been in Investment advisory business and managed SEBI registered domestic fund as well as advised Mauritius based offshore fund. Kunal continues to be on the Board of some of the Investee companies and provides strategic insights to them.


He was a partner with Cipher from 1997 till 2004 end leading landmark deals and played a key role in its growth as an Investment Banking firm. Kunal started his career with JM Financial and grew to Head - M&A and Corporate Advisory group, and then to become the CEO of the entire broking business.




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