Rakesh Kumar has an overall 13 years of experience in investment research in both the buy-side and sell-side equity research, focusing on U.S. retail sector. He has been with Acuity Knowledge Partners since December 2019 covering the U.S. Consumers/Retail Hardlines and currently supports a sell-side client with research assignments including financial modelling, earning previews/reviews, industry research, economic research, and thematic reports. Prior to joining Acuity, he worked with Guggenheim Partner’s Transparent Value Pvt. Ltd as Senior Equity Analyst covering Consumer Staples sector. He holds an MBA in Finance from Kohinoor Business School, Mumbai.