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  • Transit packaging market in India is set to grow 4x over the next four years fueled by the growth in online retail, says Avendus report.

    05 Dec 2017 | Mumbai

    The demand for transit packaging in India is set to grow 4x over the next four years as a result of the rapid increase in e-tailing, according to a report brought out by Avendus Capital.

  • Avendus Capital raises a new round of capital from KKR, Gaja Capital and Yogesh Mahansaria

    15 Nov 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Capital Private Limited, a leading provider of financial services in India, today announced new capital injection from a group that includes existing investor KKR and new investors Gaja Capital, a provider of growth capital to entrepreneurs in the education, consumer and financial services sector, and Yogesh Mahansaria, an entrepreneur who founded and sold Alliance Tire Group.

  • Avendus Capital acquires Zodius platform to launch $250 Million Zodius Growth Capital Fund

    09 Nov 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Capital acquires Zodius platform to launch $250 Million Zodius Growth Capital Fund

  • Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd. launches the Phoenix Fund, a Category III AIF

    11 Sep 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd. launches the Phoenix Fund, a Category III AIF

  • Avendus Capital to acquire UK-based Ocean Dial Asset Management

    09 Aug 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Capital, a leading financial services firm, today announced the strategic acquisition of Ocean Dial Asset Management, a UK-based asset management company that currently manages ~ £450 million in Long Only India equities, across three funds.

  • Avendus Finance launches its first Structured Credit Fund – Category II

    04 Aug 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Finance, the credit solutions arm of Avendus Capital, today has announced the launch of its Category II Structured Credit Fund. The new proposed fund is already registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) as an Alternative Investment Fund.

  • Avendus Absolute Return Fund crosses Rs 1000 Crore milestone in AUM

    31 Jul 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Absolute Return Fund, the first Equity Long/Short Alternate Investment Fund (AIF) by Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies LLP, crossed the milestone of Rs 1000 crore of assets under management in July 2017

  • Avendus now has a footprint in Hyderabad

    26 Jul 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Wealth Management inaugurated its first operational office in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. This branch will be principally focused for the wealth management business. The office is well placed to offer access to other services such as Investment Banking, Alternative Asset Management and Structured Credit Solutions

  • Avendus Capital appoints Sameer Kamath as Group Chief Financial Officer.

    10 Jul 2017 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Avendus Capital appoints Sameer Kamath as Group Chief Financial Officer.

  • Avendus advises-partners with Fireside Ventures, a consumer-focused fund, on it’s first close of INR 180 Crores.

    12 Jun 2017 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Fireside Ventures, an early stage consumer brand-focused venture fund, announces the first close of its maiden fund with commitments of Rs 180 crore. The planned size of the fund is Rs 300 crore. Marquee investors include Premji Invest, Mariwala family office, WestBridge capital, RP-Sanjiv Goenka group and Emami Ltd. Avendus is the exclusive advisor-partner for Fireside Ventures in the fund raise

  • Avendus Absolute Return Fund crosses Rs 500 crore in Assets Under Management (AUM)

    28 Apr 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Absolute Return Fund, the first Equity Long/Short Alternate Investment Fund (AIF) by Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies LLP, crossed the milestone of Rs 500 crore of assets under management within just two months of its launch, in April 2017.

  • Avendus Wealth Management appoints Akash Hariani as an Executive Director

    29 Mar 2017 | Mumbai

    Avendus Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Avendus Capital, today further bolstered the team with the appointment of Mr. Akash Hariani as an Executive Director. He will be an important part of Avendus Wealth Management’s core growth strategy team and be reporting to George Mitra, CEO, Avendus Wealth Management.

  • Avendus Finance Private Limited appoints Sandeep Thapliyal as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

    08 Nov 2016 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Avendus Finance Private Limited appoints Sandeep Thapliyal as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

  • Avendus Capital forms strategic partnership with Andrew Holland, Vaibhav Sanghavi & team to enter the Hedge Fund Business.

    22 Sep 2016 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Avendus Capital forms strategic partnership to enter the Hedge Fund Business

  • KKR invests in Avendus Capital to build a next generation multi-asset financial services platform

    17 Nov 2015 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    KKR invests in Avendus Capital to build a next generation multi-asset financial services platform

  • Avendus appoints Rajini Kodialam as a Director at Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd.

    20 Oct 2015 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Avendus Capital – a leading financial services firm, has appointed Rajini Kodialam as a Director on its Board.

  • Avendus Wealth Management advises its clients on their INR 14 cr. investment in Wrig Nanosystems Pvt. Ltd.

    30 Jul 2015 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Wrig Nanosystems has raised INR 14 cr in a Series A fund raise from investors like Binny Bansal, Sachin Bansal and Sunny Singh among others. Wrig is a medical technology company and manufactures point of care devices. The company has launched its first product - True Hb, a haemoglobin meter.

  • Avendus Capital appoints Deepak Bhandari as Head - Europe

    03 Jun 2015 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Avendus Capital (UK), the European subsidiary of Avendus Capital – a leading financial services firm, has appointed Deepak Bhandari as a Director on its Board and Head of its European business.

  • Avendus Wealth Management places equity of NDTV’s maiden ecommerce venture, IndianRoots.com, with its private wealth clients.

    18 May 2015 | Avendus Wealth Management, Mumbai

    NDTV Ethnic Retail Ltd, a susidiary of the NDTV Ltd, which operates the group’s maiden e-commerce venture, IndianRoots.com has concluded fresh round of funding of US$ 5 million.

  • Avendus Wealth Management places equity of Mapmygenome with its private wealth clients

    10 Mar 2015 | Avendus Wealth Management, Mumbai

    Mapmygenome, the pioneers of personal genomics and predictive tests with their flagship brand Genomepatri™ in India, has raised a Pre Series A round of funding from multiple investors that includes several entrepreneurs and angel investors. Investors in this round are, Aarti Grover MD - CMS Computers, Rajan Anandan MD- Google India, and Satveer Singh Thakral - CEO of Singapore Angel Network among others.

  • Avendus Capital bags the ‘Investment Bank of the Year - Private Equity’ award at the VCCircle Awards 2015

    19 Feb 2015 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Avendus Capital Pvt.Ltd. – a leading financial services firm - has bagged the ‘Investment Bank of the year – Private Equity’ award at the 4th VCCircle Awards 2015.

  • Avendus Capital included in Asia’s Most Promising Brands

    03 Feb 2015 | Mumbai, India

    Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd., a leading financial services firm, has been selected amongst Asia’s Most Promising Brands in a research conducted by World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC) for 2014. The brands are analyzed by KPMG, the process advisor and evaluator of the awards in India.

  • Avendus Private Equity’s Second Fund Returns 1.4X, Net of Fee and Carry in 3.5 Years

    21 Aug 2014 | Avendus Capital, Mumbai

    Avendus PE Investment Advisors Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd., which focuses on private investment in public equity (PIPE), has fully exited the Avendus Special Situations Strategy-II Fund (Avendus Fund II or Fund II) portfolio and returned the proceeds to investors.

  • Avendus Wealth Management appoints Arvind Bansal as Head of Products

    14 Jul 2014 | Mumbai

    Avendus Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Avendus Capital, today announced the appointment of Arvind Bansal as Head of Products. He will be a part of the leadership team reporting to George Mitra, CEO, Avendus Wealth Management.

  • Avendus and Zodius partner to create a multi-stage technology fund to invest in India-centric Digital and SMAC Businesses

    07 Apr 2014 | Mumbai

    Avendus and Zodius partner to create a multi-stage technology fund to invest in India-centric Digital and SMAC Businesses

  • Avendus Wealth Management garners INR 2000 Cr assets under advisory in 3 years

    21 Nov 2013 | Mumbai

    Avendus Wealth Management garners INR 2000 Cr assets under advisory in 3 years

  • Avendus India Fund II, ranked no. 1 in the midcap funds category since inception: Morning Star

    05 Sep 2013 | Mumbai

    Avendus India Fund II, ranked no. 1 in the midcap funds category since inception: Morning Star

  • Avendus PE announces Avendus India Opportunities Fund III

    04 Mar 2013 | Mumbai

    Avendus PE announces Avendus India Opportunities Fund III

  • Avendus India Funds I & II beat benchmark BSE Small Cap by 17.7% and 26.7% since inception

    18 Jan 2013 | Mumbai

    Avendus India Funds I & II beat benchmark BSE Small Cap by 17.7% and 26.7% since inception

  • Avendus Capital inducts Eisuke Sakakibara, Japan’s former Vice Minister of Finance, on its advisory council

    19 Jul 2012 | Mumbai

    Avendus Capital, a leading financial services firm headquartered in India, today announced the appointment of renowned economist and currency expert, Professor Eisuke Sakakibara to its Advisory Council. Avendus has emerged as a leading advisor for cross-border M&As having closed 40 transactions since 2007. This move marks Avendus’ strategic expansion plan into the Indo-Japanese investments and deals corridor.

  • Avendus Capital inducts R S Sharma, former CMD ONGC, as Director on its Board

    15 May 2012 | Mumbai

    Avendus Capital, a leading financial services firm, headquartered in Mumbai, today announced the appointment of Mr. R S Sharma, former CMD ONGC, to its Board of Directors.

  • Avendus Capital acts as BRLM to Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri(TBZ) on its initial public offer

    10 May 2012 | Mumbai

    Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Limited (BSE: TBZ) was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on May 09, 2012. TBZ raised Rs.2,000 Mn from IPO. The money will be utilised for capital expenditure required for setting up 9 stores and inventory required for these stores in the form of working capital. Avendus Capital acted as Book Running Lead Manager to the IPO along with IDFC Capital

  • Avendus Securities launches Research App for iPad and iPhone users in India

    02 Aug 2011 | Mumbai

    Avendus Securities, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd, the leading financial services firm headquartered in India, today launched an easy to access Research App for iPhone and iPad users. The App – among the first by an Indian brokerage - is specially designed for investors keen at tapping the opportunities offered by the Indian economy and capital markets.

  • Avendus Wealth Management appoints George Mitra as Executive Director

    28 Jul 2010 | Mumbai

    Avendus Capital, today announced the appointment of George Mitra as Executive Director, for its Wealth Management business. George will be part of the senior management team in the firm’s Wealth Management division and will be based out of Delhi.

  • Avendus Capital strengthens its Private Wealth Management Team in India

    17 Feb 2010 | Mumbai

    Avendus Capital has hired two senior resources for its Private Wealth Management business. Ritu Jain and Kartik Kini now join the team as Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer, respectively

  • Avendus reiterates its commitment to the North Indian Market, sets up office in Delhi

    26 Feb 2009 | Mumbai

    Avendus is proud to announce the commencement of its Delhi office. The need of the new office is to meet the fast growth of the firm as well as have a dedicated team servicing the market.

  • Avendus advises Corpus, Inc in its acquisition of Itellix Software Solutions

    18 Apr 2006 | Mumbai

    Corpus Inc., a provider of custom application development and information technology services to Fortune 100 companies in the banking, financial services and telecommunications industries, announced its acquisition of Itellix Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a Bangalore – based software solutions provider. Avendus Advisors Pvt. Ltd. was the sole investment banker for the deal.

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