Team

M. VINOD KUMAR

Managing Director

  • Vinod brings more than 24 years of investment banking experience.
  • Prior to co-founding Advay, Vinod co-founded Investment Banking firm, Veda Corporate Advisors in 2003. Earlier he was an Associate Director at Ernst &Young having sold to Ernst & Young, Mantra Consultants Pvt Ltd, a very successful Investment Banking firm which he co-founded in 1997.
  • Has crafted several defining M&A and Private Equity transactions across domains such as Healthcare, Consumer, Manufacturing, Food & Agri and Technology among others.
  • He has been instrumental in advising several leading companies on multiple rounds of private equity funding even as they established the leadership positions in their sectors.

M. VIPIN BHASKAR

Director

  • Vipin has around 9 years of investment banking experience.
  • Prior to co-founding Advay, he was a Vice President at Veda Corporate Advisors and earlier with Crisil Ltd.
  • He has concluded Private equity and M&A transactions for several corporates across multiple sectors including IT/ITeS & Digital, Consumer, Pharma and Business Services.
  • Vipin is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India and also has an MBA in Finance.

KAVYA NAIR

Vice President

  • Kavya has around 4 years of investment banking experience.
  • Prior to co-founding Advay, she was an investment banker with Veda Corporate Advisors and earlier with Deloitte in its Audit Practice.
  • She has been involved in many notable Private Equity transactions especially in the Healthcare, Consumer and Technology & Digital domain.
  • Kavya is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a CFA Level 3 candidate.

GCC’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE DELIVERY PLAYER WITH A GROWING PRESENCE IN INDIA

Three rounds of equity infusion by marquee investors in Aster DM Healthcare over the last decade

CHAIN OF QUATERNARY CARE HOSPITALS IN MAJOR METRO CITIES OF INDIA

Majority stake sale by shareholders of Global Hospitals to IHH Healthcare Berhad (second largest hospital chain in the world)

INDIA’S LARGEST EYECARE HOSPITALS CHAINS

Transaction involving Primary infusion of equity into the company and exit of Evolvence  Private Equity

PIONEER AND LEADER IN THE PAYMENTS PROCESSING SPACE

Three rounds of private equity infusion over the last decade including exit of Carlyle from the company

ONE OF THE LARGEST BRANDED SPICES COMPANIES IN INDIA

Among the earliest private equity fund raise in the space

LEADING RETAILER OF BOOKS & MUSIC IN INDIA

Acquisition by Trent (a Tata Company)

STATE OF THE ART 1000 BEDS MULTI SPECIALTY HOSPITALS

Acquisition of majority stake in Continental Hospitals by IHH Healthcare Berhad

INDIA’S LARGEST CHAIN OF DIABETES CLINICS

Private equity funding for  expanding operation across south India and metros.

INDIA’S LARGEST CHAIN OF DENTAL CLINICS

Private equity funding to expand operations across multiple markets of the country

LEADING FINTECH COMPANY

Private equity funding from new as well as existing investors

LEADING ONLINE PROPERTY PORTAL

Private equity funding from new as well as existing investors

ONE OF THE TOP PLAYERS IN E-PUBLISHING IN THE COUNTRY

Majority stake acquired by the Carlyle Group

CHAIN OF 100 BEDS HOSPITALS

Majority stake acquisition by Aster DM Healthcare

TOP 5 DIAGNOSTICS LAB REAGENT MANUFACTURES

Private equity funding for expansion.

LEADING PHARMA & SPEACIALTY CHEMICALS COMPANY

Private equity funding for expansion

ONE OF THE LEADING FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES IN INDIA

Multiple private equity transactions including exit for a private equity investor

PREMIER ELECTRONICS COMPANY FOR DEFENCE & AEROSPACE

Multiple private equity transactions including exit for a private equity investor

LEADING FIRE SOLUTIONS COMPANY

Acquisition by UTC Climate, Controls & Security Systems

FRANCHISEE OF YUM RESTAURANTS

Acquisition of south based Pizza Hut chain

BROKERAGE & FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY

Majority stake sale by the promoters to Baring Private Equity

LEADING REAL ESTATE GROUP

Private equity raise from JM Financial

LEADING AUTO ANCILLARY COMPANY

Acquisition of 100% stake by BBTCL

LEADING STOCKBROKING COMPANY

Acquisition of 100% stake by Motilal Oswal Securities

LEADING PRINT SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

Substantial majority stake acquisition by IP Softcom