Avendus Capital

Avendus Capital is a financial services provider with an emphasis on customized solutions in the areas of financial advisory, capital markets, wealth management and alternative asset management to its clients that include institutional investors, corporates and high net worth families. Avendus is headquartered in Mumbai and has offices in Bengaluru (erstwhile Bangalore), Kolkata and Gurgaon, India with Global offices in New York and London.

Kaushal Aggarwal

Co-Founder and MD

Gaurav Deepak

Co-Founder and MD


Sameer Kamath

Executive Director and Group CFO


Dhiren Mehta

MD, Capital Strategies


Ankit Singhal


Sandeep Thapliyal

MD and CEO, Avendus Finance

Ranu Vohra

Co-Founder, MD and CEO

20 past transactions


Series G in 2021
Licious is a path breaking concept in the Indian Food industry; aimed at solving the perennially existing problem of finding safe, delectable, trustworthy fresh meat in India. The company builds a world-class enterprise that's bound to upgrade the way the company procures, sells, buys, and consumes meat in India.


Acquisition in 2017
Zodius builds exceptional market defining businesses in new and high growth areas where an exciting new market is emerging and there is no leader in place to drive the market. Operational since 2011, Zodius typically develops one company every six months and works intensively with its portfolio company teams to “speed up” and “shape up” for exceptional growth and profitability.

LEAP India

Debt Financing in 2018
LEAP India Private Limited is engaged in selling and renting/pooling of pallets and foldable large containers (FLC). The company offers wooden pallets, plastic containers, wooden boxes, and metal wire mesh catering to various sectors. It also provides transportation facility to the customers for primary or secondary movement of products; inventory management; assets reconditioning and repairing services; and an online pallet management tool that allows customers to place orders, check delivery dates, view invoices, and generate reports. It serves to industries, including fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), retail, beverage, and automobile. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Ocean Dial Asset Management

Acquisition in 2017
India Investment Partners Limited is a privately owned investment manager. The firm manages mutual funds for its clients. It invests in the private equity and public equity markets of India. The firm was founded in 2005 and is based in London, United Kingdom. India Investment Partners Limited is a subsidiary of India Advisory Partners Pvt. Ltd. As of November 27, 2017, Ocean Dial Asset Management Limited operates as a subsidiary of Avendus Capital Private Limited, Investment Arm.

Hella Infra Market Limited

Debt Financing in 2021
Hella Infra Market develops an online procurement marketplace intended to serve the real estate and construction materials industry. Its centralized platform aggregates clients' demands, matching them with its supply chain along with affordable credit options and efficient delivery tracking facility, providing clients with fair pricing and enhanced technology experience.
Lenskart Solutions Private Limited owns and operates an online shopping portal for men and women eyewear in India. It provides goggles, contact lenses, and sunglasses, as well as frames and sunglasses for kids. The company also owns and operates eyewear retail stores in India; and provides home eye check-up services in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad. Lenskart Solutions Private Limited was formerly known as Valyoo Technologies Private Limited and changed its name to Lenskart Solutions Private Limited in May 2015. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in New Delhi, India with retail stores in Delhi, Agartala, Nagpur, Ahmadabad, Mangalore, Kolhapur, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Sangli, Mumbai, Pune, Bhubaneshawar, Siliguri, Haridwar, Lucknow, Faridabad, Meerut, Erode, Ludhiana, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Varanasi, Trivandrum, Kochi, Chennai, Tirupati, Raipur, Surat, Ranchi, Cuttack, Kannur, Dhanabad, Indore, and Madurai, India; and Goa.


Series F in 2021
Licious is a path breaking concept in the Indian Food industry; aimed at solving the perennially existing problem of finding safe, delectable, trustworthy fresh meat in India. The company builds a world-class enterprise that's bound to upgrade the way the company procures, sells, buys, and consumes meat in India.
Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals Corporation Limited produces and sells fertilizers and industrial chemicals in India. It operates through Chemicals, Bulk Fertilisers, Realty, and Others segments. The Chemicals segment offers ammonia, methanol, dilute nitric acid, concentrated nitric acid, carbon dioxide, technical ammonium nitrate, iso-propyl alcohol, propane, and bulk and specialty chemicals. The Bulk Fertilisers segment provides nitro phosphate, muriate of potash, di-ammonium phosphate AP, ammonium sulphate, mixtures, single super phosphate, sulphur, micronutrients, SSF, bio fertilizers, fruits, vegetables, and pesticides. The Realty segment is involved in the real estate business. The Others segment generates electricity through windmills. The company primarily exports its products to South Asia, South East Asia, East and West Africa, and the Middle East. Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals Corporation Limited was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Pune, India.

Advanced Enzymes

Debt Financing in 2018
Advanced Enzyme is a research driven company manufacturing enzymes and probiotics and dedicated to marketing eco-safe solutions to a wide variety of industries like pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, animal healthcare, baking, agriculture, waste management, textile, leather, distilling, grain processing, brewing, juice processing, etc. Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd. aims to replace all harsh drugs and chemicals used in treating healthcare as well as industrial problems with eco-safe solutions using enzymes and probiotics.

SBI Life Insurance

Post in 2022
Founded in 2000, SBI Life Insurance is an India-based insurance company offering individual life insurance products and other products like retirement pensions, protections and savings plans to its clients.
2Adpro is a leading provider of advertising design and production services to global media companies. They specialize in the design and creation of online and print advertising for organizations that need advertising built with high quality, fast turnaround and high volume. 2AdPro was founded in 2006 by a group of seasoned executives from the media industry. The primary goal of the company is to combine the breadth and depth of creative talent in India and innovative technology with strong domain experience of the management team to offer high quality, cost advantaged services to our clients. It is the technology and people of 2AdPro that differentiates them from the competition. JobDirect (tm) is their proprietary content management platform that provides data transmission, job management, communications and detailed reporting to media partners. JobDirect gives users unique access and control of the ad-creation resources at their disposal. Through a combination of innovative technology, adaptive processes and a utility based pricing model, 2AdPro has pioneered an On-Demand Global Sourcing model that provides customers with the flexibility and adaptability that they need. The rapid adoption of this model by companies worldwide is a testimony to the value created by the new business model. Services include web and print ad design and production services, metadata generation and conversion of print ads to web/mobile. Web ads range from static banners to rich media ads with interactive features. Through a link from Google's Print Ads program and a retail web portal, 2AdPro also serves directly serves the business-to-business market creating online and print ads for individuals and businesses.


Venture Round in 2017
Smaaash Entertainment Pvt Ltd. operates entertainment centers in Mumbai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Noida, and Ludhiana, India. The company provides sports simulation technology based cricket, football, racing, and recreational activities; as well as dining for men, women, and children. Its offerings include 360 degree cricket simulators, twilight bowling zones, motor racing simulators, and go-karting tracks; as well as games such as walk the plank, finger coaster, and cockpit 360. Smaaash Entertainment Pvt Ltd. was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Bikaji Foods

Secondary Market in 2019
Bikaji Foods International Limited produces and sells food products. The company offers bhujia, namkeen, papad, snacks, and sweets. It also offers frozen snacks and sweets. It exports its products to European countries, American and Gulf countries, Australia, Japan, and Singapore. The company offers its products through its retail outlets in India. Additionally, it also owns and operates Hotel Basant Vihar. Bikaji Foods International Limited was formerly known as Shivdeep Industries Ltd. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Bikaner, India with an additional office in Mumbai, India.

Ascent Health & Wellness Solutions

Corporate Round in 2020
Ascent Health & Wellness Solutions is a group of youthful and experienced individuals, aiming at improving and enhancing the supply-chain of pharmaceutical products.Their mission is to remove all the inadequacies in the current supply chain and create an ideal and transparent ecosystem.Their vision is to ensure world's best technologies and highest degree processes are implemented at our supply chain management facilities to elevate the entire Pharma ecosystem.

KIMS Hospitals

Debt Financing in 2017
KIMS Hospitals operates as a multi-disciplinary integrated private healthcare services provider in southern India, operating a chain of multispecialty hospitals with focus on tertiary and quaternary healthcare. The company offers healthcare services across specialties and super specialties through their network of six hospitals under the “KIMS Hospitals” brand. Their flagship hospital at Secunderabad, is one of the largest private hospitals in India at a single location (excluding medical colleges), with a capacity of 1,000 beds. Spread across six cities in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, their hospitals provided services to over 638,529 patients (including inpatients and outpatients) in fiscal year 2017.

MT Educare Ltd.

Post in 2013
MT Educare Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides education support and coaching services in India. It offers courses for school, science, and commerce education, as well as management entrance test preparations under the Robomate+, Lakshya, Mahesh Tutorials School Section, Mahesh Tutorials Science, Mahesh Tutorials Commerce, and CPLC brand names. The company also operates college under Mahesh PU College brand name. It operates approximately 254 coaching centers across 136 locations. MT Educare Limited was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

EuroKids International Pvt. Ltd.

Corporate Round in 2018
EuroKids International is the companies in the education space in India which has its presence in the pre-schooling, K-12 sector and online learning domain. EuroKids pre-schools is one of the leading pre-schools in India, specializing in early childhood education and pre-school programs.


Venture Round in 2019
[Zivame](http://www.zivame.com), an online lingerie store featuring hundreds of styles for the Indian woman, officially opened its doors online in August 2011. Customers can easily browse by category, brand, color, size and even choose lingerie by identifying what they want to wear it under! Zivame replicates the offline shopping experience by offering detailed product pages, inexpensive fast shipping and has a customer-friendly hassle-free return policy. Whether you're an Indian woman or man, Zivame is focused on creating an online shopping experience where users can browse at their convenience and privacy of their homes. Zivame defies expectations in the lingerie and e-commerce space by surpassing what consumers have enjoyed hitherto in brick and mortar lingerie stores.