Avendus appoints Rajini Kodialam as a Director at Avendus Wealth Management Private Limited

20th October 2015 | Mumbai | Wealth Management

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. Rajini is a Co-founder and Managing Director of Focus Financial Partners, a leading New York based international partnership of independent wealth management firms. Rajini is a management expert with proficiency in organizational structure and effectiveness, and is responsible for identifying high-quality Registered Investment Advisors and broker teams to join the partnership.

Prior to founding Focus, Rajini worked at American Express and McKinsey & Company in New York. Rajini holds a MBA from Columbia Business School, New York, a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a BA from Delhi University, India. She is a member of the Young President's Organization and serves on the executive committees for both the Financial Services Network and the Women's Network at YPO.

Commenting on the appointment, George Mitra, CEO, Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are honoured to have Rajini on our board. Rajini has founded and led Focus Financial Partners to commendable heights of corporate excellence. Her deep insights on the universe of Wealth Management, will prove to be immense value to Avendus Wealth”

Rajini said, “I am delighted to join the board of Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd. The young and professional team of Avendus Wealth Management has built a formidable practice in Wealth Management in a short span of time. I look forward to applying my experience and skills to help the firm continue its rapid rise towards becoming a leading player in the space”

Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd. is a wealth management firm focused on providing wealth advisory services to its client base that includes large corporate clients and high net-worth individuals.

About Avendus Capital

The Avendus Group (Avendus) is a leading provider of financial services with an emphasis on customized solutions in the areas of financial advisory, capital markets, wealth management and alternative asset management. Avendus leverages insights, relationships and a culture that emphasizes a strong orientation towards excellence, to offer services to its clients. The Group relies on its extensive experience, in-depth domain understanding and knowledge of the regulatory environment, to offer customized solutions that enable clients to meet their strategic aspirations. Avendus Capital has been consistently ranked among the leading financial advisors by overall number of deals. In CY2014, the firm concluded 31 deals across various industries and was amongst the top two financial advisors by overall number of deals in India (as per Mergermarket for CY 2014). It has a strong track record of cross-border

transactions and has helped multiple clients benefit from opportunities across geographies. Avendus Capital's wide range of clients is testimony to its ability to serve its corporate clients throughout their life cycle – from growth stage funding to complex, large sized transactions later in the cycle. Avendus Wealth Management Pvt. Ltd. caters to investment advisory and portfolio management needs of Family offices, Ultra High Networth Individuals / families and Large Corporates, spanning all asset classes.

Avendus Capital, Inc (US) and Avendus Capital (UK) Pvt. Ltd. located in New York and London respectively are wholly owned subsidiaries of Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd offering M&A and Private Equity syndication services in the respective regions. Avendus Capital, Inc (US) also provides wealth management services in select jurisdictions in USA.

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