DiVitas Capital has been established to provide advisory services to emerging Indian enterprises. These emerging enterprises are growing rapidly seeking: professionalism, growth capital, consolidation, strategic alliances and overseas acquisitions. The DiVitas team has significant experience of working with these enterprises. These services include:
- Fund raising: through private equity, and secondary market capital raisings primarily through the GDR route;
- Mergers and acquisitions assistance: either through buy outs or strategic alliances;
- Divestments; and
- Corporate advisory including strategy, valuations, preparation of business plans and restructurings
The value system of the firm is to build deep long-term sustainable relationships with clients through trust on the back of responsive and robust advice, with a view to emerge as their sounding board.
The team has substantial experience of advising clients through all stages of a transaction including strategic planning of the acquisitions, takeover, merger or disposal, identifying business to be bought or sold, business appraisal including valuations, financial feasibilities, negotiation and development of a transaction.
About Arjun Sawhny
Arjun has 20+ years of business and relationship experience of which nine years has been in Investment Banking in London, New Delhi and Mumbai. Arjun was a partner in corporate finance at KPMG and Head of ANZ Investment Bank’s mergers and acquisitions business in Mumbai till 2005.
Apart from Investment banking, Arjun has also been an auditor, carried out extensive due diligence work in India and overseas, and has been a Senior Banker with Standard Chartered Bank in India. Arjun is extremely well networked with corporate, venture capitalists and private equity, Government and financial intermediaries.
Arjun read Economics from St Stephen’s College, is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and completed a corporate finance program from London Business School. Arjun has a deep understanding of managing and developing transactions and brings hands on deal execution capability