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Our team

Merchant Banking Division is manned by a team of qualified and experienced professionals. The team has over 55 years of cumulative relevant experience to render high quality investment banking and merchant banking services.

The senior members of the team have over 25 years of senior level experience in merchant banking and financial services, having held senior positions in large public and private sector financial services companies. They bring with them hands-on experience in management of capital issues, syndication of all forms of debt and equity, corporate advisory services for financial and business restructuring, takeovers, mergers and amalgamations etc. During the course of their long stint in the financial services industry, they have not only acquired expertise in all aspects of financial services but developed good contacts in the corporate sector and also among the capital market fraternity.

  • Mr. Anwar S Gundmiis a Chartered Accountant who started his career in merchant banking in 1985 as Manager, in the Merchant Banking Division of Canara Bank. He went on to head the leasing division of Canbank Financial Services Ltd. as its Senior Vice president. Subsequently he headed the Bombay office of Fairgrowth Financial Services Ltd., as its Executive Vice President and since 1994 joined hands with other professionals to promote and manage a medium-sized merchant banking and financial services company viz. Electra Financial Services Limited.Mr. Anwar is well experienced in capital issues, capital structuring, business valuation, leasing and hire purchase business, investment management etc. He was instrumental in setting up the leasing and hire purchase business for Canbank Financial Services Ltd. and developing it into one of the foremost leasing and hire purchase companies in India at that time.
  • Mr. Sundar Ranganis a Company Secretary by qualification and holds post graduate degrees in Commerce, Law and Banking. He commenced his career in Merchant Banking through the Merchant Banking Division of Canara Bank in 1984 and has been in related field right through. He headed the Capital Markets Group in Canbank Financial Services Ltd., Mumbai, headed the Merchant Banking Division in Fairgrowth Financial Services Ltd., and in Electra Financial Services Ltd. During the course of his career in these companies, he has personally handled / overseen over 200 capital issues including certain well known mega-issues and is well versed with all aspects of merchant banking business. He also has exposure to related activities in the fields of takeover and acquisition, business and capital restructuring, and has rendered management consultancy services to a number of medium sized enterprises in their business expansion and resources mobilisation plans.
  • Mr. Amol Kshirsagaris a Chartered Accountant with over 7 years of experience in capital market. He has good knowledge and experience in business valuations and in planning & management of IPOs, Rights Issues, Open Offers etc. He is also well experienced in the field of equity research & industry evaluation, corporate advisory and strategic consultancy.
  • The division is adequately backed by team members down the line comprising of professionals like Company Secretaries, Lawyers and MBAs etc.