About Us

Avendus brings together ideas, innovation and people to help high-performing entrepreneurs achieve their dreams

Avendus is a leading provider of financial services and lays emphasis on creating customized solutions in the areas of asset management, credit solutions, investment banking and wealth management. We walk alongside high performing entrepreneurs, wealth creators and pioneers of the new age economy in their quest to outperform.

Avendus relies on its in-depth domain expertise and understanding of diverse regulatory frameworks to identify value creating opportunities. We craft bespoke solutions for our clients and partners with our greatest asset – the pooled intellectual capital of our team.

Established in 1999 in Mumbai, India, Avendus's presence in seven cities across three countries brings global perspectives and thought leadership to the table and equips our inter-country teams with the expertise to handle large and complex transactions.

Avendus Capital Incorporation and Avendus Capital (UK) Private Limited located in New York and London respectively are wholly owned subsidiaries of Avendus Capital Pvt Ltd, India, offering mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity (PE) syndication services to clients in their respective regions.

Milestones

2017

Avendus starts operations in Hyderabad

Milestones

2017

Acquires Ocean Dial, a UK based asset management company and Zodius, a technology focused private equity firm

Milestones

2016

Enters into two new businesses – NBFC and Asset Management. Opens an office in Kolkata

Milestones

2016

KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co.) invests USD 100 Mn in Avendus

Milestones

2015

Launches private equity funds in a JV with Zodius

Milestones

2011

Wins its first USD Bn deal as an advisor to Patni during its acquisition by iGate

Milestones

2010

Starts Wealth Management business, opens office in Gurgaon

Milestones

2009

Appointed as a joint banker to Satyam (sell side deal) during its acquisition by Tech Mahindra

Milestones

2008

Receives its first institutional funding from East Gate Capital

Milestones

2007

Goes global with setting up of offices in New York and London

Milestones

2005

Morphs into a full-fledged investment bank with six specialized practices

Milestones

2005

Won the first USD 50Mn+ deal on its appointment as a sole advisor to Patni to buyout Fremont California based Cymbal Corporation

Milestones

2005

Avendus opens its doors in Bengaluru

Milestones

2002

Consumer and Healthcare verticals go live in one investment banking practice

Milestones

2001

Started the BPO practice within the investment banking vertical

Milestones

2000

Coolstartups is renamed Avendus

Milestones

1999

Coolstartups, a tech focused investment bank begins operations

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