Nilesh is the Head of Structured Credit business at Avendus Finance and Fund Manager for Avendus Structured Credit Fund and is based in Mumbai. He has over 16 years of experience in financial services, especially in lending and advisory. Nilesh leads the team that is responsible for origination, structuring and syndication of transactions; and is deeply involved in managing the credit portfolio.
He joined the Investment Banking business of Avendus in 2009 and led their Structured Credit Advisory and Real Estate practice before setting up the NBFC and Private Credit fund. Prior to joining Avendus, he worked at ICICI Bank, London for 3 years as a part of their Corporate Banking Group, handling a portfolio of USD 500 million+ across large Indian business groups.
Nilesh holds an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and has done his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Instrumentation & Control from DDIT, Nadiad.