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

8th November 2016 | Mumbai | Credit Solutions

Avendus Finance today announced the appointment of Sandeep Thapliyal as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Avendus Finance provides customized financing solutions to its corporate clients through Structured Debt, Mezzanine, High Yield products and assists in capital structuring as well as arranging optimal financing solutions.

Sandeep joins Avendus from RBL where he was Head of Commercial Banking and as a part of the core team was instrumental in growing the bank over the last 3.5 years. Sandeep has over 22 years of extensive and multi‐functional experience in Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, Project Finance and Asset Reconstruction. Prior to joining Avendus, Sandeep has worked with RBL Bank, Religare Capital Market Ltd, Citibank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI).

Sandeep is a Business Management Graduate from Delhi University and an MBA from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Ranu Vohra, Managing Director and CEO at Avendus Capital Pvt Ltd, said, “We are pleased to welcome Sandeep and his expertise in creating successful businesses will be invaluable to Avendus. With Sandeep leading this business, we hope to build strong synergies with our existing Investment Banking and Wealth Management businesses. We look forward to working along with him and taking our lending business to the next level of growth”

Sandeep added, “My Vision is to build a best in class structured lending and credit solutions platform at Avendus by providing customized and high quality solutions to emerging corporate clients. I am excited at the opportunity provided to me at Avendus.”

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, Wealth Management, Structured Credit Solutions and Alternative Assets Management. Avendus 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 consistently been ranked among the leading financial advisors by overall number of deals. In CY2015, the firm was amongst the top three financial advisors by overall number of deals in India (as per Mergermarket). It has a strong track record cross‐border transactions and has helped multiple clients benefit from opportunities across geographies. Avendus’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, Large Corporates and Ultra High Net Worth Individuals spanning all asset classes.

Avendus Finance Pvt. Ltd. provides customized financing solutions to its corporate clients through Structured Debt, Mezzanine, High Yield products and assists in capital structuring as well as arranging optimal financing solutions.

Avendus Capital Inc. and Avendus Capital (UK) Pvt. Ltd. located in New York and London respectively are wholly owned subsidiaries offering M&A and Private Equity syndication services to clients in the respective regions. For more information, please visit www.avendus.com

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