Nimesh Kampani

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Nimesh Kampani
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Nimesh Kampani at his JM Financial Office
Born (1946-09-30) 30 September 1946 (age 71)
Mumbai, India
Residence Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Occupation Investment banker

Nimesh Kampani (born 30 September 1946) is an Indian investment banker. He is the chairman of the JM Financial group of companies, one of India’s leading players in the financial services space, his personal wealth was valued at US$595 million in 2009[1] making him the 83rd richest in India, at that time. The Kampani family's combined direct and indirect equity ownership of JM Financial Ltd is between 60% and 65%. Livemint called him along with Hemendra Kothari and Uday Kotak the "Three K's" of India's leaders in investment banking.[2]

In 2014, the court named him as the mediator in the inheritance dispute between Shardul and Cyril Shroff over the law firm Amarchand Mangaldas, which at the time was India's largest.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Mr. Kampani is a commerce graduate from Sydenham College, Mumbai and a qualified Chartered Accountant.[4]


Kampani had inherited the family business, and in 2011[5] he began turning over portions of the day-to-day operations of JM Financial to his son.[2][6]

In a 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 and mergers & acquisitions and investors on the focus areas for investing.[7]


  1. ^ "Nimesh Kampani". Forbes. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Malvika Joshi (March 7, 2013). "Lessons in investment banking: Vishal Kampani". Mint. Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Abhineet Kumar (November 19, 2014). "Court orders mediation over Amarchand Mangaldas ownership". Business Standard. Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Deal-Meister". 
  5. ^ Sabarinath M (Dec 1, 2011). "Ace dealmaker Nimesh Kampani hands over daily operations of JM Financial to son Vishal". Times Internet. ET Bureau. Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  6. ^ M.G. Arun (July 23, 2015). "If the family-run set-up typifies Indian business, its future is in good hands. The next generation is infusing new entrepreneurial energy to take their firms to greater heights". India today. Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "JM Financial". Retrieved 2015-11-25.