SINCE 1961
The IKM group was founded in 1961 by late Mr. Inder Krishen Malik, and evolved into a leading broking and financing company over time. With the commencement of derivatives trading in 2001, the groupís attention shifted toward arbitrage and trading. Presently, IKM is focused exclusively on market-neutral proprietary trading, and is managed by its three key directors:

Mr. Rahul Malik is an MBA from York University, Canada (where he was on the coveted Deanís honour roll) and a Certified Management Accountant. Mr. Malik has over 32 years' experience in the securities industry, in India and abroad. He has held directorship and committee member positions on various stock exchanges, including being a member of the NSE Executive Committee in 1999-2000. He is presently a co-opted member of the Executive Committee of the Association of National Exchange Members of India (ANMI)-NR. Prior to IKM, Mr. Malik has had a 4-year stint with Merrill Lynch in their Toronto office.

Mr. M.S. Malhotra is a Commerce graduate and also holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from State Board of Technical Education, Haryana. He is a seasoned professional, and looks after the day-to day affairs of the company. Mr. Malhotra has over 22 years' experience in the securities industry. Prior to joining IKM, he has served at NTPC for 10 years.

Mr. Pramod Jain is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and a Cost Accountant (CWA). He holds the distinction of being a college topper for three consecutive years while doing his B. Com. (Honours) from Delhi University. Mr. Jain has 18 years' experience in the securities industry, and prior to which he was a practicing Chartered Accountant.