Equirus Group

About Equirus Group

Equirus Capital founded in 2007, is a full-service mid-market Investment Bank providing superior solutions that meets the growth objectives of the clients.

  • 100+
    Professionals across divisions
  • 140+
    Transactions across products and service domains
  • 135+
    Companies under coverage
  • US$4.3bn
    Cumulative value of transactions closed
  • 6
    Offices in India

Equirus Group Product offerings

Advisory Services

One of India’s leading full-service investment bank for mid-market clients

Capital Markets

Category 1 Merchant Banker with exceptional track record

Institutional Equities

Leading institutional broking house with multiple awards over the last 7 years

Equirus Digital

Technology enabled platform for new age business

Portfolio Management Services

Equirus Long Horizon Fund

Equirus Group Management Team

Ajay Garg

Ajay Garg

Managing Director
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Ajay is the founder of Equirus. He has over 22 years of experience in investment banking. He started his career with...

Ajay Garg

Ajay Garg

Managing Director
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Ajay is the founder of Equirus. He has over 22 years of experience in investment banking. He started his career with DSP Merrill Lynch where he was involved with several landmark deals during his stint there between 1996–2002. Prior to setting up Equirus, he was associated MAPE Advisory Group which he co-founded. He holds a degree in Engineering and is a post graduate in management from IIM, Ahmedabad.

Donald D’Souza

Donald D’Souza

Managing Director
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Donald D'Souza is the Managing Director - New Initiatives at Equirus....

Donald D’Souza

Managing Director
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Donald D'Souza is the Managing Director - New Initiatives at Equirus. He comes with more than 23 years of experience in Investment banking. Prior to Equirus he was associated with HDFC Bank as Head of Equity Capital Markets in its Investment Banking division. He had held key positions at IIFL, Kotak, CLSA and JM Financial. He has worked with some of India's leading corporates and private equity groups and has expertise in most equity products in Investment Banking. Donald is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad (1995) batch.

Ajit Deshmukh

Ajit Deshmukh

MD & Head of Investment Banking
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Ajit Deshmukh is the Head of Investment Banking at Equirus. He has over 25 years....

Ajit Deshmukh

Ajit Deshmukh

Managing Director & Head of Investment Banking
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Ajit Deshmukh is the Head of Investment Banking at Equirus. He has over 25 years of management and leadership experience in IT industry & Investment Banking industry. He has successfully handled Technology leadership positions at Citigroup and US Dept. of Defence. Ajit has nearly 15 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur in IT and Financial services. He is a Post Graduate from NCST and BE in Electronics from Mumbai University.

Munish Aggarwal

Munish Aggarwal

Director- Capital Markets
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Munish Aggarwal has over 12 years of work experience in Capital markets....

Munish Aggarwal

Munish Aggarwal

Director- Capital Markets
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Munish Aggarwal has over 12 years of work experience in Capital markets across India and South East Asia. Prior to Equirus, he was working with JPMorgan India across the India and South East Asian region. He is a MBA finance from Symbiosis, Pune.

Viraj Mehta

Viraj Mehta

Managing Director – PMS
(Equirus Securities Private Limited)

Viraj Mehta has over 9 years of experience in the field of investing with an excellent....

Viraj Mehta

Viraj Mehta

Managing Director – PMS
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Viraj Mehta has over 9 years of experience in the field of investing with an excellent and proven track record. The Equirus Long Horizon fund (ELHF) is one of the best performing funds since its launch in October 2016. Viraj was selected by Wall Street Journal (WSJ) as part of “Asia’s Master Stock Picker” series for India. He had been part of the award winning fund management team at Franklin Templeton Investments managing an AUM of ~US$ 6bn. Viraj had also been the lead analyst for managing the small companies fund at Franklin Templeton Investments. He is a MBA from MDI, Gurgaon & Chemical Engineer from Nirma Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad.

Ashutosh Tiwari

Ashutosh Tiwari

Head of Research - Institutional Equities
(Equirus Securities Private Limited)

Ashutosh has over 10 years of experience in Equity research and 3 years in ....

Ashutosh Tiwari

Ashutosh Tiwari

Head of Research - Institutional Equities
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Ashutosh has over 10 years of experience in Equity research and 3 years in manufacturing. He was ranked No. 1 for Earning estimates in Auto Sector at Thomson Star Mine Analyst awards 2015. Prior to Investment banking, he has worked with Hindustan Zinc as Mining Engineer. He has done his B-Tech in Mining from IIT BHU and MBA from NMIMS.

Vishad Turakhia

Vishad Turakhia

Head of Sales - Institutional Equities
(Equirus Securities Private Limited)

Vishad has over 10 years of experience in Institutional Sales and Research....

Vishad Turakhia

Vishad Turakhia

Head of Sales - Institutional Equities
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Vishad has over 10 years of experience in Institutional Sales and Research. He was Instrumental in setting up the Institutional Sales Desk at his previous organization. Currently servicing FIIs based in Asia Pacific region along with Domestic Mutual Funds & Insurance companies. He has done his BMS & MBA from Mumbai University. Vishad can be reached at vishad.turakhia@equirus.com.

11 years track record of deal making and growing multiple businesses

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