Mr. Nimesh N Kampani is the founder and chairman of JM Financial Group, one of India’s leading players in the financial services space. The Group is engaged in diverse businesses which comprises of (i) Investment Bank (IB) shall cater to Institutional, Corporate, Government and Ultra High Networth clients and includes investment banking, institutional equities and research, private equity funds, fixed income, syndication and finance; (ii) Mortgage Lending includes both wholesale mortgage lending and retail mortgage lending (home loans, education institutions lending and LAP); (iii) Alternative and Distressed Credit includes the asset reconstruction business and alternative credit funds; and (iv)Asset management, Wealth management and Securities business (Platform AWS) shall provide an integrated investment platform to individual clients and includes wealth management business, broking, PMS and mutual fund business.
In his career spanning over four decades, Mr. Kampani has made pioneering contributions to the development of the Indian capital markets and has advised several corporates on their strategic and financial needs, especially, capital raising, mergers & acquisitions, regulators and law makers on progressive regulations for development of financial markets and corporate activities.
Mr. Kampani has served as a member on several important committees constituted by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India, BSE Limited, National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
Mr. Kampani was a member of the High Powered Expert Committee constituted by the Ministry of Finance on making Mumbai an International Finance Centre and also a member of the Advisory Panel on Financial Regulation and Supervision constituted by RBI Committee on Financial Sector Assessment. He was a member of the Bloomberg Asia Pacific Advisory Board and also a member of the Governing Board of Centre for Policy Research.
Mr. Kampani is the Chairman of the CII National Council on Financial Sector Development. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Venture Studio promoted by Ahmedabad University. He is also on the Boards and Committees of other companies.
Mr. Kampani is a commerce graduate from Sydenham College, Mumbai and a fellow member of ICAI.
In January 2021, Mr. Kampani was honoured with the Hall of Fame Award by ICAI.