Meet the Team

Our team

Vasan Paulraj    -    Founder

  • Vasan Paulraj has over 3 decades of experience in Investment Banking
  • Having worked for 18 years in Axis Capital (erstwhile Enam Securities) he rose to become Managing Director (Head of Financial Sponsors & Special Situations Finance).
  • He has closed large marquee Private Equity deals, handled complex Special Situation Finance deals & several large IPOs of marquee Corporates and PSUs (during the Disinvestments era).
  • He has also served as ED & Head Investment Banking of Tourism Finance Caps of India (TFCI).
  • Vasan, a Chartered Accountant by qualification, specialises in raising capital for corporates.
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Pratapsingh Nathani    -    Co-Founder

  • Pratapsingh Nathani has more than two decades of experience in the Indian Debt Capital Markets, Loan Syndication & Investment Banking landscape, in setting up product teams & efficiently managing them to maximise revenue.
  • In his previous avatar, he led & executed transactions in diverse products like Syndicated Loans (Rupee & USD), Debt Syndication (Bonds / NCDs), Leveraged Finance for Local / Outbound acquisitions, Structured Finance Products (Mezzanine Capital,ABS & MBS Securitization,Hybrid Capital, Promoter / Sponsor Financing) & Private Equity
  • During his career of more than two decades he has worked with companies like Apple Finance, Karvy, Darashaw, Centrum, ENAM, JM Morgan Stanley, JM Financial and ING Vysya Bank.
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Sowdamini Bhat    -    Director

  • Sowdamini Bhat has over 20 years of experience in Corporate Banking.
  • , Ms. Sowdamini Bhat is a multi-faceted professional in theBFSI Segment.She is a qualied Chartered Accountant and has held key leadership positions in various reputed organisations like ICICI Bank, Indusind Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Saraswat Bank
  • She brings aboard her vast experience of working closely with various SME and Mid Corporates for their long term and short term requirements including Working Capital, Trade Finance, Treasury / Fx, Cash Management and Balance Sheet Advisory. Her vast experiences bring in a solution oriented approach along with a strong mix of both credit and business acumen competency.
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Vatsal Mehta

  • Vatsal Mehta has 5+ years of experience in providing execution support and acting as a focal point between multiple stakeholders in complex and dynamic sell-side transactions.
  • He works with a client focused approach and understands the scope precisely.His involvement in a transaction lifecycle includes data management, evaluation, analysis, finalizing marketing materials, pitch ideation, identifying investors, and assisting in placement, diligence and closure.
  • Vatsal has worked on various PE/ VC, Special Situations, Structured Finance assignments in Industrials, Consumers, Healthcare, BFSI, Real Estate, Hospitality and Digital Technology sectors. Previously, he was in TFCI Ltd. where he joined as part of a team setting up Investment Banking practice. He did his Masters in Finance from KJSIMSR and has cleared CFA Level II. He is an IT graduate from Mumbai University.