About Us

About Abans Investment Managers

Abans Investment Managers is the Asset Management arm of Abans Group. As a group, we have over a decade of proprietary and public fund management experience globally across various asset classes. Our experience dealing in complex derivative strategies across commodities, equities and currencies in India and globally, coupled with seamless integration of technology have helped the group to create several quant portfolio management and investment strategies. Over the years, we have been able to navigate tricky financial markets across various market cycles, enabling wealth creation while simultaneously limiting downside risk to capital.

At Abans Investment Managers, we offer various solutions in the alternative investment space through Structured Products, US$ Global Arbitrage Fund, Portfolio Management Services (PMS), Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) and Commodities Arbitrage (INR). The investment mandate across our product offerings reflects the group’s philosophy of financial innovation, technological integration and fiscal prudence. Our endeavor is to address every investment need of the investor by providing various solutions in the ever evolving investment landscape.


Abhishek Bansal Chairman & Managing Director, Abans Group

Chairman and Managing Director of the Abans Group, Abhishek founded the company single-handedly at the age of 18. Having started out as a Gold Arbitrageur, Abhishek has leveraged his business acumen to position the Group as one of the fastest growing financial conglomerates in Asia. With businesses ranging from financial broking, investment management, agricultural commodities trading, gold refining, software development, and non-banking financial services, Abans Group has cemented its presence in over 10 countries spanning the globe.

A self-made entrepreneur, Abhishek lays particular emphasis on nurturing the leaders of tomorrow and has been incubating entrepreneurial ventures for well over a decade. Abhishek oversees the investment strategies of Abans Investment Managers.

Bhavik Thakkar Chief Executive Officer

Bhavik carries over 17 years of experience in Financial Services. He has worked across Retail Banking and Wealth Management. His experience includes Client Relations, Investment Advisory and Product Management. Bhavik has worked across organizations like Kotak Mahindra Bank, Aditya Birla Wealth and Standard Chartered Bank before joining Abans Group.

Bhavik has been instrumental in setting up the Investment Management vertical, and has helped conceptualize and nurture various investment strategies offered to investors.  He responsible for heading the business activities at Abans Investment Managers.