Shobhit Jain is a seasoned Investment Banker with over two decades of expertise in strategic advisory. He currently serves as a Managing Director and co-heads the Enterprise Technology & Services practice at Avendus Capital.
Throughout his career, Shobhit has demonstrated proficiency in various aspects of Investment Banking, including M&A, strategic advisory, deal structuring, transaction sourcing and public & private financing for both domestic and cross-border transactions. He possesses deep knowledge across core and high-growth areas of IT services, such as digital engineering, analytics, cloud, as well as vertical-focused BPM areas such as Healthcare, BFSI and Insurance.
Shobhit has spearheaded landmark deals, including the merger-demerger of KPIT Technologies and Birlasoft to create two independently controlled listed entities, the sale of majority stake in SLK Global to Coforge, USD 50 million fund raised for TheMathCompany led by Brighton Park Capital, HIG Capital's majority stake in Navita Life Sciences and demerger of Mastek's insurance business into Majesco. He has also played a key role in advising Indian and multinational companies on various IPOs, QIPs, block deals, open offers, buybacks and delisting offers including iGate's delisting of Patni Computers.
Prior to joining Avendus Capital, Shobhit served as a Senior Vice President in the technology and media investment banking vertical at Kotak Investment Bank, contributing to the firm's success for over ten years.
He is a Chartered Accountant and has a Master’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.