GRI CLUB INDIA
Mr. Rajesh Agarwal is the founding Chief Executive Officer of Shapoorji Pallonji Investment Advisors (SPIAPL). He has executed multiple transactions under this platform including advising on the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board’s (CPPIB) first JV investment platform focusing on India.
Prior to SPIAPL, Rajesh was the Managing Director at AIG GRE India and set up operations in India including raising a US$300 million for an India Fund. Rajesh has also worked with Reliance Capital and ICICI Venture.
Rajesh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Bombay University, and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from IIM Calcutta.
Nitin has over 23 years of corporate finance experience in investment advisory, global private capital raising and M&A transactions in infrastructure, property and financial services. Nitin has led landmark private capital raising transactions in India leading to formation of capital partnerships of > US$ 5 bn in last 4 years alone. Nitin has led several large transactions. Nitin in his long career has worked on large and complex transactions, including review of US$4bn loan portfolio of IFCI on behalf of Government of India.
Naresh serves as the CEO IREP Credit Capital & CEO of IREP Opportunities Holdings, an investment fund based out of Mauritius that invests in Indian opportunities. He has 18 years of experience in real estate. Most recently, Naresh was the Country Head of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing in India. Naresh managed 7 investments totalling US$750MM of equity with a total asset value of US$2,500MM. He served on the Board of Oberoi Realty (OBER:IN), Panchshil Realty and Mantri Realty. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Naresh was heading Asset Management for Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners (LBREP) in India from 2007-2009. At Lehman Brothers, Naresh invested and managed over US$325MM of equity investments.
Dr. Archana Hingorani has over 30 years experience in the financial services business, teaching and research. Her focus has been on private equity, project finance and financial structuring with a specialization in infrastructure, manufacturing and real estate. She has worked on some of the pioneering private finance transactions in India and has participated in negotiating and structuring project contracts, especially in the real estate and infrastructure sector and has overseen investments with an aggregate capitalization value in excess of US$ 15 bn. Dr Hingorani is a member of the India CEO Forum, affiliated with International Market Assessment Asia (IMA), YPO Gold
About GRI Club
Membership is by invitation and reserved exclusively for investors, lenders and developers. Qualified individuals (C / Director Level) that believe they could benefit from being part of such a global community are welcome to further details. If you want to find out on how to become a club member get in touch Taranjot Gulati.