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

  • Debt Syndication

    Our services include:

    • Working Capital - Fund Based / Non Fund Based, Trade Finance Solutions (Buyers Credit / Suppliers Credit), Factoring, SBLC, Bill Discounting / Invoice Discounting

    • Term Loans / Corporate Loans

    • Project Finance - Greenfield / Brownfield Project Funding

    • External Commercial Borrowings / Foreign Currency Loans

    Select transactions under Debt Syndication:

    • Greenfield Amusement Park at Khopoli near Mumbai belonging to a reputed player in Media and Entertainment sector
    • Project Funding - INR 14500 million
    • Listed Renewable Power Company
    • Part of a large corporate group in South India with total renewable power generation capacity in excess of 540 MW
    • Structured transaction involved arranging funding for capex of 61 MW of power projects at 2 locations
    • Project Funding - INR 2850 million
    • Working Capital for existing capacities - INR 220 million
    • No. of Lenders -10 (including sub-debt lenders)
    • A specialty chemical manufacturer in Malaysia, part of a large listed company in India
    • Leading Microfinance Institution (MFI) operating in North East India
    • Arranged a Letter of Credit, Bill Discounting and Standby Letter of Credit (SBLC) facility - USD 20 million
    • Raised debt and equity for the Company
    • Assisted in the structured fund raising as per RBI compliance for conversion to a Small Finance Bank (SFB)
    • New Delhi based MFI
    • Arranged approximately - INR 2000 million
    • Associated with the Company as a life cycle investment banker for the last 10 years
    • Couple of large Gold Loan Companies in India
    • Arranged INR 22000 million
    • One of the leading listed Companies in Vinyl flooring
    • External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) funding of USD 40 million for expansion

    Stressed Asset Solutions

    Our services include:

    • Debt Restructuring - through Joint Lenders Forum / Corporate Debt Restructuring / Bilateral Restructuring / Strategic Debt Restructuring

    • One Time Settlement - Advice on overall settlement plan and arrange OTS funding

    • Sale to Asset Reconstruction Companies

    Select transactions under Stress Asset Solutions:

    • Greenfield port project being developed on a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) basis, under a 50-year concession from the Maharashtra Maritime Board
    • Debt Restructured - INR 8000 million
    • Additional Debt arranged - INR 5500 million
    • No. of Lenders -17 including sub-debt lenders
    • Listed Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) company undertaking turnkey projects pertaining to supply and erection of electrical substations, transformers and electrical lines for State Electricity boards across India
    • Debt Restructured - INR 14500 million
    • Additional Debt arranged - INR 200 million (for Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCB) redemption)
    • No. of Lenders - 10 including NBFCs
    • Listed EPC Company mainly involved in water projects and Effluent Treatment projects
    • Debt Restructured - INR 15000 million
    • Listed EPC company, part of large group based out of South India, offering turnkey solutions
    • Debt Restructured - INR 28500 million
    • No. of Lenders - 22 including NBFCs and factoring agencies
    • 5 Star business hotel at posh location in Mumbai
    • Debt Restructured - INR 2160 million
    • Additional Debt arranged - INR 600 million
    • No. of Lenders -3
    • Listed integrated textile unit in North India
    • 2nd Debt Restructuring without NPV protection- INR 4500 million
    • Additional Debt arranged - INR 1200 million
    • No. of Lenders - 14
    • Leading player in Retail segment
    • Debt Restructured - INR 3500 million

    Debt Placement

    Our Services Include:

    • Placement of Money Market and Capital Market Instruments with Banks and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)

    • Distribution of Mutual Funds and select Private Equity Funds

    • Trading and Market Making in Fixed Income Instruments

    • Facilitation of Investment of Provident Funds, Gratuities and Pension funds

     Our focus areas:

    • Money Market Instruments

      • Commercial Papers
      • Certificate of Deposits and short-term Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs)
    • Debt Capital Markets instruments

      • Long-term NCDs
      • PSU Bonds
      • Structured Notes and PTCs
    • Fixed Income Instruments

      • Government Securities
      • Non-SLR securities including Special Securities
      • Bonds issued by PSUs
      • PFIs and other corporates
    • Funds

      • Venture Capital and PE Funds
      • Mutual Funds


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