About Us

Instanex and its founder have provided solutions to capital market participants and corporations in India, Europe and USA since 1992. We are acknowledged as an expert in each of our niche areas of business and have reinforced our reputation with periodic innovations:

2014: Technology-enabled investment diversification platform – ABC Invest
2012: India-focused market neutral hedge fund
2011: US “active-index” methodology – SWIPE
2009: World’s first ownership-based indexes – FII and DII
2007: India’s first factoring rate benchmark
2005: India’s first insurance-based credit enhancement
2000: India’s first “Survey of Depositary Banks”
1999: US ETF design – SuGaR
1995: Nifty 50 Index development committee
1994: World’s earliest DR Index – Skindia GDR
1993: India’s first P-Note structure

Our customers benefit from the synergies generated by our range of businesses and our culture and organizational structure that facilitates sharing of insights and knowledge. Our approach is analytical and bottom-line oriented, often using proprietary computer models along with off-the-shelf financial and risk management software to develop highly specialized solutions. Our success comes from our long experience and over two decades of innovation and entrepreneurship, combined with our network of senior-level relationships at major global corporations and banks.

Our top management has an average of 20 years of experience and has been an integral part of the evolution of the Indian capital and insurance markets. Our reputation on ethics is among the best in the world. Founded by Mr. Gautam Chand in New York in 1999, the group is now headquartered in Mumbai, India.