Equirus Group

About Equirus Group

Equirus Group 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
  • 150+
    Transactions across products and service domains
  • 160+
    Companies under coverage
  • US$4.5bn
    Cumulative value of transactions closed
  • 6
    Offices in India

Equirus Group Product offerings

Advisory Services

One of India’s leading investment bank for mid-market clients lead by a team of experienced advisors of Private Equity, M&A and Structured Finance transactions

Capital Markets

Category 1 Merchant Banker with exceptional track record

Institutional Equities

Leading institutional broking and Research house

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.

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.

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.

Venkatraghavan

Venkatraghavan

Managing Director & Head of ECM
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Venkatraghavan leads the Equity Capital Markets vertical. He has been....

Venkatraghavan

Managing Director & Head of ECM
(Equirus Capital Private Limited)

Mr. Venkatraghavan S. leads the Equity Capital Markets vertical. He has been working in the Investment Banking space for over 23 years, managing Capital Markets and M&A transactions across sectors. Prior to Equirus, he was associated with IDFC Bank as Managing Director & Head – ECM. During his 15-year stint at IDFC’s Investment Banking practice (and in SSKI, before it was acquired by IDFC), he has successfully led many leading company IPOs & QIPs. He also had a stint with SBI Capital Markets for over 7 years advising on M&A and Advisory transactions. Venkatraghavan is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad (1996) Batch and IIT, Madras.

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.

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.

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Head of Equities
(Equirus Securities Private Limited)

Satish Kumar is the Head of Equities at Equirus Securities. He has over....

Venkatraghavan

Head of Equities
(Equirus Securities Private Limited)

Mr. Satish Kumar is the Head of Equities at Equirus Securities. He has over 16 years of experience in Equity Research, widely covering the Metals and Mining, Oil and Gas, Utilities, Cement, Chemicals and Capital goods sector. Prior to Equirus he was associated with CIMB Securities as Head of India Research. He closely worked as a part of the critical member for India business strategy team at CIMB. Before CIMB, he was Director – Research with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Satish has also held position of a lead Analyst during his stint with Standard Chartered Securities & Nomura Securities covering broad spectrum of sectors. Satish is an alumnus of IIM Kolkatta and an Engineering Graduate

12 years track record of deal making and growing multiple businesses

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