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Managing Director & Head, Investment Banking, India
Sameer has over 15 years of experience in M&A, capital markets, deal structuring and execution, corporate restructuring and project finance.
Prior to joining Avista, Sameer has worked for 6 years at Deloitte India, where he independently originated and executed M&A and PE transactions across consumer, agricultural business, infrastructure and building products.
Prior to Deloitte, he worked with DLC – a boutique corporate finance advisory firm in the US, where he was involved in leading transactions across sectors such as retail, consumer, industrials and restaurants. Prior to DLC, Sameer spent 6 years with Dynegy, one of the largest power generation companies in the US. At Dynegy, he executed multiple M&A, debt and equity capital market transactions.
Sameer holds an MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pune.