Meet the Dolat Team

At DART, among the best long short funds India, we have a specialist team comprising of experts in their respective domains, ranging from various activities related to fund management, investments, research, operations, compliance, finance, products, marketing, and sales. As far as companies in India go, there is no beating DART Alternatives’ pedigree.

Purvag Shah

Managing Director

Purvag Shah is the Managing Director of Dolat Capital. He has an M.Sc. in International Securities and Investment and Banking from Reading University. He has been active in the financial industry for over ten years and his previous engagements include Bloomberg, UK, and IDFC Offshore Fund. As a representative of the promoter family, Purvag is actively involved in business strategy, risk management, and on the trading floor.

Amit Saxena

Director & Head of AIF

Amit Saxena is the Director and Head of the Dolat Alternative Investment Fund. He boasts over 18 years of professional experience in the Indian asset management industry, across sales and product management fields. Before joining Dolat, he has had stints with IDFC Asset Management, Nippon Life Asset Management Company and ING Investment Management. He has been actively involved in the setting up, product management and fund raising activities of equity/capital markets products, especially Alternative Investment Funds, Portfolio Management Services, Structured Products etc.


Abhishek Jaiswal

Fund Manager

Abhishek Jaiswal is the Fund Manager at Dolat Absolute Return LLP. A Chartered Accountant with over 17 years of experience in Fund management and Equity research, Abhishek is a specialist and investment expert across equity and derivative strategies. In the past, he has been associated with India-focused Long Short funds and has managed Long only & sector portfolios. He has worked with marquee investment teams across Hedge Funds, PMS, AIF, and Mutual Funds, including Nippon Life Asset Management Company and Marshal Funds.


Aalap Shah

Co-Fund Manager

Aalap Shah is the Co- Fund Manager at Dolat Absolute Return LLP and a CFA from ICFAI. He has an MBA from IBS Hyderabad and comes with over 17 years of experience in Indian Capital markets. A specialist in “Quanta-mentals” strategies, Aalap has worked on both the Sell side as well as the Buy side, thus indicating his proficiency in the ecosystem. He brings with him over 8 years of experience as a quantitative analyst on the Sell side, with firms like Standard Chartered and Phillip Capital, and over 9 years of experience on the Buy side as a Fund Manager and Trader with houses like HDFC Life and Birla Sun life.


Sameer Divekar

Operation & Risk Head

Sameer Divekar is the Operation & Risk Head at Dolat AIF. He has over 18 years of professional experience in the Indian Asset Management Industry, across operations like Mutual Fund, PMS and AIF. Before joining Dolat, Sameer worked with Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited, HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd and SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd. He has a wide experience in Banking, Settlements, Fund Accounting, Cash flow Management, Real Estate & Equity PMS operations.