IQ EQ & DQ – the trinity women posses
Banking Frontiers|March 2021
Lakshmi Iyer, President and CIO – Debt & Head - Products at Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company, says women should grab opportunities with both hands and invoke their IQ, EQ and DQ ‘astras’ and brave the work world:

Lakshmi Iyer believes there is scope for further increase of women participation in financial services

Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company started operations in December 1998 and has approximately 7.4 million investors in various schemes. The company offers schemes to investors, who have varying riskreturn profiles. It is present in 82 cities and has 85 branches. Lakshmi Iyer heads fixed income and products team and has been with the organization for over 20 years. Starting as a fund manager, she was responsible for credit research, deal execution, managing fund performance across all debt funds and assisting sales in client interaction. In addition, she has been a portfolio specialist and managed product related initiatives such as product pricing and coordination with the fund management and sales team. Prior to joining Kotak Group, she has worked with Credence Analytics. She is a MBA in Finance from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. She loves exploring new places, is a big food lover and an ardent movie buff.

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