About: Having almost 2-decade experience, Rajiv has seen the businesses across life cycle. He has co-founded and led multiple businesses from incubation stage to growth stage. He has done multiple acquisitions for the group, leading to increase in the market share and penetration of Group’s brands. Rajiv believes that to generate outsized returns, one has to follow an ecosystem approach, such that all stakeholders whether vendors or customers can mutually benefit and exponentially grow.
Rajiv incubated Udtara with a thesis to act as a financial investor and extending his knowledge and expertise to the founders who are committed to their vision to change the world.
Experience: Rajiv has FMCG brand building and distribution experience and is primarily responsible for creating an ecosystem led approach for the Group.
About: Having over 15+ years of investing experience and industry relationships, Ankit has contributed significantly in the growth of portfolio companies and mentoring them during growth phase. As part of his investment philosophy, Ankit believes that a journey of any company (at any stage) would need not only Capital, but also great partners or allies to quickly learn, adapt and grow through dynamic business cycles. Ankit has acted as a strategic partner for investments spread across sector of varied investment sizes. Ankit is responsible for sourcing, evaluation, execution and management of deals at Udtara.
Education: CA & CS
Experience: Ankit has worked with Ambit Pragma (USD 150 Mn.), a Private Equity Fund and Edelweiss (USD 100 Mn.), a VC Fund, having ample experience to evaluate opportunities ranging from early stage to growth stage.
About: Having around a decade long experience, Rishabh has deep expertise in handling legal, regulatory and tax structuring, negotiation of transaction documents and investment related matters for the organisation. He is a corporate and a commercial lawyer, specializing in leading global PE/VC investments, M&A transactions and general corporate and commercial matters.
Education: B.A. L.L.B.
Experience: Rishabh has worked with Top tier Legal firm Nishith Desai Associates, managing matters ranging from general corporate structures, transaction advisory and tax structuring matters.
About: Having more than 2 decades of experience, Arvinder has been an integral part of the group since early days of his career and has led various roles and responsibilities across Finance, Compliance, Operations, accounting and regulatory functions. Arvinder leads the regulatory, compliance and accounting verticals for the fund.
Experience: Arvinder has been associated with the Group and have grown immensely with on ground application of his knowledge and contributed directly in the growth of multiple entities.