Investment Banking

Our Investment Banking team provides institutions, entrepreneurs and investors with high-quality, independent financial advice and meticulous execution of deals. Our range of expertise spans from private placements of equity, capital raising in public markets, mezzanine and convertible instruments, to debt syndication, mergers & acquisitions and restructuring advisory. We enjoy strong relationships with leading commercial banks, financial institutions, public & private funds and domestic & foreign institutional investors. Our robust client relationships, world-class human capital, innovation and ethical business practices, have helped us execute transactions worth over INR 2 trillion so far,

Leadership Team

  • Rajendra Naik

    MD - Investment Banking

  • K. R. Menon

    ED - Debt Syndication

  • Rajiv Bakshi

    Senior Advisor

  • Sandeep Upadhyay

    MD & CEO - Infrastructure Advisory

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  • Structured Finance Advisory

    Our Corporate Finance Advisory team has rich experience in structuring financial products, suitable for specific business needs of clients. We structure and arrange equity and debt financing for different purposes, as well as offer advice on inorganic growth and strategic divestments. Our client dialogue focuses on sustaining commercial advantages and leads to actionable strategic and financing decisions.

    Our Corporate Finance Advisory team partners clients on :

    • Business planning
    • Optimal capital structuring
    • Leverage
    • Re-financing & mezzanine financing
    • Liquidity management
    • Cost of capital
    • Business restructuring
    • Market awareness

    As part of our advisory services, we identify strategic issues to be addressed, prioritise business targets and formulate a business strategy that meets the taxation, accounting, regulatory, and financial goals of clients.

    Private Equity Advisory

    We have an impeccable track record in private equity advisory and syndication, with rich experience in executing transactions with multiple financial sponsors across industries. Our success is based on a nuanced understanding of business imperatives, as well as long-term relationships with private equity and venture capital funds and multinational companies. The Advisory team ensures prompt closure of complex transactions involving equity, equity-linked and derivative financing.

    The team specialises in:
    • Private equity funding for unlisted companies
    • Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE)
    • Venture capital funding

    Our Private Equity Financing Advisory team evaluates the business model, level of development, capital structure, strategic imperatives and the overall financial profile in the light of specific circumstances and strategic goals of clients. We adopt a hands-on approach to transactions by brainstorming with the client management about the most relevant positioning, managing multiple investors with varied offers, co-ordinating with service providers for the diligence process and advising stakeholders on negotiations.

    Mergers And Acquistions

    Centrum is a leading Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm. Our integrated advisory approach combines strategic and tactical expertise, global reach, domain knowledge, and innovative structuring & financing solutions. We partner with company boards and management teams in both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions. Our team structures solutions by aligning the short and long-term strategic objectives of clients.

    Areas Of Expertise

    • Acquisitions
    • Mergers
    • Venture capital funding
    • Company and asset sales
    • Buy-side and sell-side agreements
    • Cross-border acquisitions
    • Strategic alliances
    • Joint Ventures
    • Divestitures and spin-offs
    • Corporate restructuring
    • Recapitalisation


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