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Avinash Vazirani

Avinash Vazirani

About Avinash Vazirani

Avinash Vazirani is a director and the head of the South Asia equities team at Jupiter Asset Management. He joined the company in 2007 and manages the Jupiter India Fund. Before this he was the CIO of South Asia and Africa at BNP Paribas Asset Management and later founded Peninsula Capital Partners in 2005 where he was also managing partner. Between 1994 and 1997 he was the CEO of GEM Dolphin Investment Managers. Avinash is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • SRated AA in Sep 2010
  • ORated A in Oct 2010
  • NRated A in Nov 2010
  • DRated AA in Dec 2010


  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FRated AA in Feb 2011
  • MRated AA in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ARated A in Aug 2011
  • SRated AA in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011


  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012


  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
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  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
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  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
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  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015


Equity - India
over : 28/02/2014 - 28/02/2015
Rank 5/20 Equity - India
Manager Return
3 Prashant Khemka 73.2%
4 David Gait 68.1%
5 Avinash Vazirani 67.0%
6 Stephen Dover 65.6%
6 Sukumar Rajah 65.6%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 52.6% 5.7% 18.8% 9.5% 11.1%
2013 -14.3% -3.6% -9.6% -11.8% 11.5%
2012 22.3% 17.5% -9.0% 9.4% 4.6%
2011 -33.1% -8.6% 3.8% -12.9% -19.1%
2010 0.2% 10.7% 0.2%

Related News

How Jupiter's Vazirani is playing the Indian rupee slide

Jupiter's Avinash Vazirani Jupiter says politics, a rudderless central bank and US tapering fears are all playing their part in driving down the Indian rupee, but he believes the investment case for the nation remains intact.

Jupiter's Vazirani: rural India will drive future growth

Despite the poor macro backdrop, Jupiter India manager Avinash Vazirani believes the country's long term strong growth trajectory remains in place.

Jupiter's Vazirani: Indian growth story intact despite slowdown

Jupiter India manager Avinash Vazirani believes that interest rates have peaked and that inflation is trending down after a turbulent couple of years for the country.

Could India be the key investment call of 2012?

India had a torrid time last year but the deregulation of its equity market, along with some strong fundamentals, could make it the market to back this year.

Jupiter unveils GEM fund for Kathryn Langridge

Jupiter will launch the Jupiter Global Emerging Markets Fund for Newest fund manager recruit Kathryn Langridge on 1 November.

Five stocks to play the soaring Indian market

With the Indian stock market hitting a 30-month high are there any bargains left? Hermes and Jupiter identify five stocks which look relatively cheap.

Investment Line: Why India could be in a 'sweet spot'

The consensus is that India's growth story has twenty years to run but Jupiter fund manager Avinash Vazirani argues that right now, several factors have converged to create an investment 'sweet spot' for the Bric giant.

Investment Line: Are investors ready for an overheating India?

There is evidence that the Indian economy may be overheating, sparking fears of a slowdown and a potential pullback 

Jupiter’s Vazirani anticipates 25 years of growth in India

Growth from rural India, a positive demographic profile and a supportive local market can help to power growth, according to Jupiter India manager Avinash Vazirani.

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