Tariq Chinoy

Vice President, Business Development, Ocean Dial Asset Management, India
Joined on

01 September 2008

Sector

Avendus PE Investment Advisors Private Limited

Education

CA, Accounting

Interests

Play Squash, Swim and spend time watching a lot of Television

What drew you to Avendus?
  • How did you learn about Avendus

    I first learnt about Avendus back in 2008 while I was with IDFC Private Equity. A senior team member had recommended that I should meet Avendus and explore a possible stint.

  • What drew you to the firm

    Avendus has a fantastic brand name and market reputation. The general market feedback is always positive on Avendus.

  • What were your professional interests/education background, how did they link to what Avendus had to offer

    I am a Chartered Accountant with prior experience with prestigious institutions such as Price Waterhouse, IDFC Private Equity and India Alternatives. With buy side experience, I perceived myself as a good fit in the growing asset management business that Avendus was focussing on. Moreover, having prior experience with Venture Capital Funds and Alternative Investment Funds (Cat 1 and 2), I wanted to experience working with a Category 3 AIF.

What has your journey in Avendus been like? How would you describe your role at the firm?
  • At Avendus, I work with the Ocean Dial India team. I am responsible for the launch of India funds, overall operations and compliance for all funds launched. In addition, I am responsible to manager Investor relations (including fund raising and investor servicing).
  • Chief Financial Officer at Ocean Dial Asset Management India Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avendus Capital. Some of my key responsibilities include:
    • Fund launch – review Offer Documents, fund collaterals, Applications with SEBI.
    • Fund set up – set up the fund mid office and back office operations – empanel custodians, fund accountants, bankers etc.
    • Fund raising – empanel distributors, fund raising – meeting prospective investors
    • Fund Management - computation of daily reports, monthly compliance reports to be filed with regulators, investor servicing, unit statements, etc.

How has Avendus empowered you to succeed?

Avendus provides a solid platform for skills development. It brings the best out of you. The Ocean Dial team is fantastic. The pace is fast and the expectations are high. It is a challenging environment that brings the best out of me. Moreover, the overall support provided by the central finance team is commendable. Requests are met with timely responses.

What is your advice to people seeking opportunities at Avendus?

Avendus is a fantastic organisation from a long term career prospect. It carries fantastic brand name, cares for its employees.

What do you like doing when you are not at work?

I play squash, swim and spend time watching a lot of Television.

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