Kshitij Bhatia

Kshitij Bhatia is the founder and managing partner of First Principles Funds. From 2010 to 2017, he was a senior member of the Warburg Pincus team in Mumbai. Prior to Warburg Pincus. Mr. Bhatia was an investment banker at Lazard in New York from 2006 to 2010. Between 1998 and 2004, he was a consultant with Deloitte in Cleveland and was with Tata Infosys from 1997 to 1998. Mr Bhatia holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.

India Is Slowly Evolving Into a Market Economy

May 26, 2021

India has come a long way since its independence from colonial rule in 1947. It started as a mixed economy where elements of both capitalism and socialism coexisted uneasily. Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, was a self-declared Fabian socialist who admired the Soviet Union. His daughter, Indira Gandhi, amended...

What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Crisis in the US

April 30, 2020

In the US, the novel coronavirus is causing panic. At the time of publishing, there have been more than 1 million confirmed cases and over 60,000 deaths. Health care systems are under strain. Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are overworked. Masks, ventilators and drugs are in short supply. Stock...