Prateek Jhawar joined Avendus in 2008 and heads the Infrastructure & Real Assets vertical of the investment banking business. With over 18 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance, he specializes in private equity (PE) fundraising and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) transactions for clients across multiple sectors including, infrastructure, power, logistics, and real estate.
Based in Mumbai, he has been an integral part of the Avendus investment banking team for over a decade. As part of the core team, he was instrumental in establishing the structured finance and special situations advisory business. Later, he went on to set up the Infrastructure and Real Assets vertical, building a high calibre advisory team in the sector, which is well-regarded for its deep understanding of the space.
Prior to Avendus, he has worked with ICICI Bank, TATA Power, and Citibank in various roles in corporate finance and investment banking.
Prateek is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a CFA charter holder from CFA Institute, USA, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mumbai University.