Atul is passionate about the Indian markets and believes in its long-term story. He sees multiple trends playing out in the stock markets across sectors and wants to help investors create long-term wealth by investing in these trends. In 2017, he launched his Portfolio Management Services (PMS)- Mega Trends, a PMS that embodies his philosophy of trend investing.
Atul started his career almost three decades ago as a fundamental analyst with Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services, one of India’s first equity research-driven fund houses. There, he honed his innate skills in identifying high-quality stocks.
He was introduced to quant and technical analysis while doing his Master’s in Banking and Finance from Sydney, Australia. He realized that combining quant and technical with fundamentals could lead to far better-investing outcomes.On his return to India, he took up a position in Institutional Equity Sales with Birla Sun Life Securities. He later set up and led the Private Client Group business.
In 2003, Atul established Marathon Capital, a company focused on trading Index derivatives.In 2008, he joined RARE Enterprises, a family office of Mr. Rakesh Jhunjunwala, as an Analyst and managed an independent book.His time with RARE was a period of rapid learning and growth and set him up for what was to come – his own PMS Fund in 2017.
Atul today uses all his experience and investing acumen to manage Mega Trends, a Portfolio Management Service (PMS), offered through Marathon Trends Advisory.