Mr. Gaurav Deepak is Co-founder and Managing Director at Avendus Capital. He spearheads Avendus’ flagship investment banking business and leads the firm’s international operations. Instrumental in setting up the IT-enabled services practice for the firm, He has also worked on several large and complex engagements in M&A, PE syndication, equity capital markets and fixed income.
Prior to Avendus, Mr. Deepak worked with ICICI, one of the largest financial institutions in India and was part of a team which made investments in the online travel, payment processing and promotions space. He also worked as an Analyst on deputation for ICICI Securities where he published research and marketed the IPOs of two of India’s leading IT Services companies.
Known as the I-banker of every start up, he has been seen deciphering a company’s fund-raising pitch in less than 5 minutes.
With an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, he has served as Director at PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd.