Mr. Vishal Kampani is the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of JM Financial Ltd since October 1, 2021.
Mr. Kampani joined the JM Financial Group in 1997 in the Investment Banking Division and subsequently worked with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. in New York. Upon his return to India in 2000, Mr. Kampani joined JM Morgan Stanley (Joint Venture between JM Financial Group and Morgan Stanley) and headed the Corporate Finance vertical within the Investment Bank, managing client relationships for the firm.
Post 2008, Mr. Kampani played an instrumental role in identifying new growth opportunities and further diversifying the business of the JM Financial Group. He launched the distressed credit business through JM Financial Asset Reconstruction Company Limited and also led JM Financial Group’s foray into corporate, promoter and real estate financing. In 2014, he played a pivotal role in forging a strategic partnership with a global fund led by Mr. Vikram Pandit (ex-CEO of Citigroup) for real estate financing through JM Financial Credit Solutions Limited.
Mr. Kampani served as Managing Director of JM Financial Limited from 2016 -2021. He also strategized JM Financial Group’s foray into the housing finance business through JM Financial Home Loans Limited in 2017. Under his leadership, JM Financial Limited successfully raised equity funds in 2018 and 2020 from marquee domestic and global investors.
Mr. Kampani has been working extensively with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) being a member of the CII National Council in addition to being the Co-Chairman of the CII National Committee on Financial Markets.
In a career spanning almost two and a half decades, Mr. Kampani has played a defining role in ideating and consummating several landmark and transformational M&A, fund raising and restructuring transactions. In addition, he was also responsible for JM Financial Group’s expansion and transforming the group into a diversified financial services player.
In 2016, Mr. Kampani was recognized as a Young leader and awarded The Economic Times "40 under 40".
Mr. Kampani has completed his MS (Finance) from London Business School, University of London.