Chintan Kothari

Executive Director and Head, Healthcare, Avendus Capital

Chintan Kothari leads the Healthcare vertical for Avendus's investment banking business and is based in Mumbai.

He has an overall 15 years of experience in investment banking where he led healthcare and consumer vertical for Citigroup and prior to that for Rothschild India. Chintan has extensive transaction experience aggregating over USD 10 billion across pharmaceuticals (generics, injectables, branded generics, API and animal health) and healthcare sub-sectors (hospitals, diagnostics and single specialty). This covers a broad spectrum of transactions including both private and public markets. He has advised several large corporates including Pfizer, Sun Pharma, Lupin, Hindustan Unilever, United Spirits, Apollo Hospitals, Fortis, Dr. Lal Pathlabs, Metropolis as well as multiple mid-market family-owned businesses and several global private equity(PE) funds.

Chintan holds an MBA degree from Case Western Reserve University, USA and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sydenham College, Mumbai. He is a CFA charter holder.


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