Corporate Finance

Capabilities

Access our expert knowledge and expertise for smooth, seamless execution

Relationships are critical to us. We work closely with you to understand your needs and objectives and tailor recommendations accordingly.  We understand the needs of growing companies and have expertise across sectors to structure and execute complex transactions. We work seamlessly across jurisdictions to provide the best of local and international knowledge, experience and reach.

For our financial sponsor clients, we advise on your portfolio companies. This includes assisting in generating ideas, identifying transaction opportunities for the inorganic growth of your portfolio companies; and strategic or trade exits.
You benefit from our access to an extensive distribution network and access to a pool of equity and debt investors both in India and internationally. This helps us source and market a wide variety of investment opportunities to relevant investors.
Our Corporate Finance services include:
  • Advisory services: Providing you with strategic advice including private equity fund raise, mergers, acquisitions, strategic partnership, joint venture advisory and trade exits.

  • Equity capital market services: Assisting you in raising capital from public markets including by way of initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, equity-linked securities, equity derivatives; and share repurchases.
Investec Capital Services (India) Private Limited is registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India as a category I Merchant Banker. You deal with a team of experienced bankers who have led and managed marquee equity and debt capital market transactions.  

Equity fundraises for Leading Indian mid market corporates and start-ups

Licious

2018

  • US$25mn
  • Fund raise led by BII & Vertex
  • Exclusive Advisor

Dechra

February 2018

  • Sole Financial Adviser, Broker and Sponsor
  • €340m Class 1 acquisition of AST Farma B.V. and Le Vet Beheer B.V. and an associated £105m fundraising

 

 

easyHotel

February 2018

  • NOMAD and Sole Broker
  • £50m placing to fund the acceleration of the Group's owned hotel roll-out strategy

Kissht

2017

  • US$10m+
  • Fund raise led by Zodius
  • Sole Advisor

Dechra

February 2018

  • Sole Financial Adviser, Broker and Sponsor
  • €340m Class 1 acquisition of AST Farma B.V. and Le Vet Beheer B.V. and an associated £105m fundraising

 

 

easyHotel

February 2018

  • NOMAD and Sole Broker
  • £50m placing to fund the acceleration of the Group's owned hotel roll-out strategy

BigBasket.com

2016

  • US$25mn
  • Fund raise led by Zodius
  • Sole Advisor

Dechra

February 2018

  • Sole Financial Adviser, Broker and Sponsor
  • €340m Class 1 acquisition of AST Farma B.V. and Le Vet Beheer B.V. and an associated £105m fundraising

 

 

easyHotel

February 2018

  • NOMAD and Sole Broker
  • £50m placing to fund the acceleration of the Group's owned hotel roll-out strategy

Pepperfry

2014

  • US$15mn
  • Fund raise led by Bertelsmann
  • Sole Advisor

Dechra

February 2018

  • Sole Financial Adviser, Broker and Sponsor
  • €340m Class 1 acquisition of AST Farma B.V. and Le Vet Beheer B.V. and an associated £105m fundraising

 

 

easyHotel

February 2018

  • NOMAD and Sole Broker
  • £50m placing to fund the acceleration of the Group's owned hotel roll-out strategy

Cross border initiatives

Sokrati

2017

  • Acquisiion by Dentsu Aegis
  • Exclusive Advisor

Dechra

February 2018

  • Sole Financial Adviser, Broker and Sponsor
  • €340m Class 1 acquisition of AST Farma B.V. and Le Vet Beheer B.V. and an associated £105m fundraising

 

 

easyHotel

February 2018

  • NOMAD and Sole Broker
  • £50m placing to fund the acceleration of the Group's owned hotel roll-out strategy

Interactive Avenues

2015

  • Sale to IPG Media
  • Sole Advisor

Dechra

February 2018

  • Sole Financial Adviser, Broker and Sponsor
  • €340m Class 1 acquisition of AST Farma B.V. and Le Vet Beheer B.V. and an associated £105m fundraising

 

 

easyHotel

February 2018

  • NOMAD and Sole Broker
  • £50m placing to fund the acceleration of the Group's owned hotel roll-out strategy

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Vikram Surana

Co-Head Corporate Finance & Equity Capital Markets

I joined Investec in July 2019 to Co-Head Corporate Finance & Equity Capital Markets division. Previously, I was a Director at Lazard India where I spent over 13 years providing advice to clients around the world on complex transactions across various sectors in India. Overall, I have consummated close to 30 M&A and equity capital raising transactions in my career. Earlier, I was working with HDFC Asset Management and Deloitte. I hold a Bachelors degree in Commerce from HR College of Commerce & Economics and I’m qualified Chartered Accountant from India and a Chartered Management Accountant from UK.

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