Vijayaraghavan is the Head of Research at Avendus Spark's Institutional Equities. He is part of the strategy research team; He co-authors strategy reports with Ganeshram Jayaraman. As Head of Research, he drives research quality, ideation, and governance process. He leads the top-rated research team in the country. In his stint at Spark, Raghavan has covered multiple sectors including Banks, Cement, Industrials, Durables and Infrastructure. He initiated standalone listed companies in multiple sectors under the brand MIDAS (Mid-cap Ideas at Spark). He is a Chartered Accountant and has over 17 years of experience in Equities. Under his mentorship, Spark Research has been consistently voted top 3 in Asia money polls and is currently the best research house in India.