Investment Banking Team

Samir-Bahl- Head-Investment Banking
Samir Bahl - CEO, Investment Banking

Mr. Bahl has over 20 years of experience in consulting / financial services in the U.S.A. and India with a significant track record in mid-market Investment Banking.

He has led a team of more than 20 equity investment banking professionals at Centrum Capital Limited for 4 years as a Executive Director & Head of Investment Banking, having previously served as Joint Managing Director at Polymath Advisors
Formerly he was also served as Country Head of Thomson Financial (New York) and Country Head (India). Samir is a Post Graduate in Business Administration from University of Rochester's Simon School of Business Administration.

Dr. Jagprag-S.-Gujral -Executive-Director-Healthcare 
Dr. Jagprag S. Gujral - Executive Director, Healthcare
Dr. Gujral has than 12 years of experience in the life-sciences; primarily in corporate strategy, management consulting and operations.
He has formerly served as the Head of consulting & Principal for Clearstate Advisory in Singapore, having served in senior leadership positions with Apollo Hospitals & Fortis Healthcare. He is a Double Post Graduate Doctor of Medicine (MBBS, PGDPPHC, PGDMLS) and an MBA from ISB, Hyderabad.
Anil Kakani-Executive Director-Cross-Border 
Anil Kakani - Executive Director, Cross Border
Anil has over 10 years of experience in leading U.S.-India cross border commercial and economic/financial sector policy engagements. He has been the Senior Advisor for India to US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and was formerly the Business Development Manager, Corning Inc. 

He educational qualifications are: Economics degree, UCLA; Masters degree, Harvard University Law degree, University of Arizona.


Sachin Mehta-Associate Director-Financial Sponsors

Sachin Mehta - Associate Director, Financial Sponsors

Sachin has spent over 9 years in the equity capital markets and Investment Banking. Prior to joining AnandRathi, he served at Ambit Corporate Finance and Karvy Investor Services Limited.
He holds an MBA, IIPM Mumbai.


V. Prashant Rao - Head - ECM 
V. Prashant Rao - Head, ECM

Mr. Rao has been involved in Investment Banking for over 7 years. He has handled various transactions including IPOs, Rights, QIPs across varied sectors such as Apparels, Consumer Electronics, Renewable Energy, Healthcare and Industrials.
He is an MBA from IIPM Bangalore


Bharat Birla - Head Consumer & Retail

Bharat Birla - Head, Consumer & Retail
Bharat has more than 7 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has advised and executed various transactions in the consumer & retail sector. He has formerly served into Financial advisory at HSBC. He holds an MBA - ISB Hyderabad and Bachelors from Shri Ram College (SRCC), Delhi University.
IB-Ganesh Agarwal-Associate Director- Infrastructure & Capital Goods

Ganesh Agarwal - Associate Director, Infrastructure & Capital Goods
Ganesh has spent over 10 years in Investment Banking, having previously served with Axis Capital Limited (erstwhile ENAM Securities) and Prime Securities Limited. His diverse experience ranges across Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Textiles, Brands & Apparel, Education and Agricultural Commodities, having worked across the product spectrum including Private Equity, IPOs, QIPs, Business Restructuring, Structured Debt, etc. He is a Chartered Accountant.
IB-Amol Bhabal-Associate Director- Infrastructure & Capital Goods
Amol Bhabal - Associate Director, Infrastructure & Capital Goods
Amol's has a rich experience of over 10 years spread across Investment Banking, Capital Markets and PE syndication across core infrastructure, construction and logistics sector. He has worked on over 15 transactions with a cumulative deal value of USD 2.5 bn. He has previously worked with Investment Banking teams of JM Financial and o3 Capital. Amol is a Chartered Accountant.
 Vipin Singhal-Vice-President-Cross Border 
Vipin Singhal - Vice President, Cross Border 
Vipin experience in Investment Banking spans over 7 years He has handled transactions across IB products including M&A (Cross border and domestic), Private equity and equity capital market products in various geographies including Japan, Indonesia, China and Australia. Formerly he served at XYKno Capital, Credit Suisse and Sutherland Global (erstwhile Adventity) Vipin holds an MBA, IMDR, Pune.