Utsav Parekh is an Investment Banker and an entrepreneur with thirty five years of experience.
He is one of the main Promoters and Chairman of SMIFS Capital Markets Limited, a pioneering Investment Banking company from Kolkata. SMIFS is a listed company on the Bombay Stock Exchange and offers Financial Advisory services to its clients. The company is a SEBI approved Category-I Merchant Banker.
Mr. Utsav Parekh, along with his partners, has also promoted M/s Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited, in which Changi International Airports, Singapore, and WBIDC are equity partners. This company is the first to develop a private Greenfield airport in India near Durgapur in West Bengal, along with an integrated township. This is the first project of this kind in India with investments in excess of Rs. 1.2 Billion.
He is also on the Board of many other public listed companies. He is Commerce Graduate. As an entrepreneur, he has recently diversified into Real Estate and is developing a few high end residential real estate projects in Kolkata.
He has also diversified in the area of food and operates retail food outlets in the shopping malls in Kolkata and Bangalore including some high end restaurants like Serafina, Irish House, Bombay Brasserie etc.