Debashish  Bose

Debashish Bose

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Debashish Bose is Managing Director of Public Equities at OAKS Assets Management, an India-focused investment manager. He is the Founder and Portfolio Manager of The ABC Equity Fund, OAKS' public equities offering that focuses on identifying a few transformative and under-owned themes, creating a concentrated equity portfolio and managing them with an absolute return orientation. Debashish has over 2 decades of experience serving multiple roles in the investment management industry across asset management, wealth management, institutional equities and global macro research on major geographies including India, U.S. and Europe. Throughout his career, he has closely interacted with multiple segments of professional investors including family offices, endowments, hedge funds and institutions. Prior to joining OAKS, he was Vice President and Head of Product Management at DSP Investment Management, a leading Indian asset management firm with a 25 year old track record.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • The ABC Equity Fund identifies key transformative potentials which are under-represented in benchmark Indian Equity indices.

  • It captures the trends via a concentrated portfolio of Indian equities, customizing holdings as per the time of subscription.

  • It takes meaningful positions via a concentrated portfolio of almost 15 names across market caps.


  • Debashish is Director of PMS & AIF at IDFC Asset Management, where he built the firm's advisory and international business across India and global markets.

  • At IDFC, he also was involved in the development of India-focused products and advisory services for sophisticated investors.

  • He was a Buzz & Banter Contributor for Minyanville Media, an Emmy Award-winning online financial news source and media company.

  • He was Senior Vice President of Quant Capital where he was responsible for advisory and brokerage services across geographies.

  • At Quant Capital, he conducted research combining fundamental, Quantitative, technical and behavioral techniques.

  • He was an Associate Director at UBS where he managed a cross section of accounts for multiple clients.

  • He was Vice President at Kotak Mahindra, involved in equity sales to India-focused hedge funds using in-house platforms to access Indian markets.