Vikas Chimakurthy joined the Kotak Mahindra Group in 1999 and has over 17 years of work experience in the financial services industry. He is a part of the core leadership team at Kotak Realty Fund.
Vikas moved to Kotak Realty Fund in 2007. He is a Director at Kotak Realty Fund where he oversees investments across all realty segments. Vikas has led several investments and exits.
Prior to Kotak Realty Fund, Vikas was with Kotak Investment Banking where he headed the real estate and energy sector verticals. Having set up coverage of the realty sector for Kotak Investment Banking, he led key transactions such as the initial public offerings of DLF, Puravankara and Sobha Developers, private equity fundraise for Mantri Developers and Divyasree Developers and several M&A transactions across sectors such as energy, telecom, technology, media and chemicals.
Vikas has also worked at Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong) in 2004 as part of a secondment from Kotak Investment Banking. Vikas holds a Bachelor's degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University.