Bhupinder Singh

Founder and Group CEO, InCred

Bhupinder Singh has over two decades of experience in financial services. He has a track record of identifying and building successful businesses across Credit/Fixed Income, Equities and Investment Banking. He founded the InCred Group in 2016 with an aim to build a world-class diversified financial services company. InCred Retail started in 2016 and InCred Capital in 2019. Prior to this, he was the head of the Corporate Finance division of Deutsche Bank and co-headed the Fixed Income, Equities and Investment Banking divisions for the Asia Pacific region. He has a PGDM from IIM, Ahmedabad and an undergraduate degree in engineering

Venky Vishwanathan

CEO – Investment Banking & Capital Markets

Venky has over 20 years of experience in Wholesale and Investment Banking, with nearly a decade spent in building and running Indian businesses. Prior to joining InCred Capital, he was Deutsche Bank’s Head of Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions, Asia and Co-Head of Corporate Finance, Asia, based in Singapore – a US$ 1 billion top-line business with 300+ bankers. He was previously the Co-Head of the European Financial Institutions Group with Deutsche Bank in London and held senior positions encompassing Structured Finance, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance. He has a PGDM from IIM, Calcutta and an undergraduate degree in Economics from St Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Investment Banking Team


M Ramprasad

Co-founder MAPE Advisory

Ram has 25+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity and fundraising. He co-founded MAPE Advisory – a boutique Indian Investment Bank focused on mid-market companies. Prior to MAPE, he was a Senior VP at Merrill Lynch India, heading the South India operations. He has a PGDM from BIM Trichy.

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Jacob Mathew

Co-founder MAPE Advisory

Jacob has 25+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity and fundraising. He co-founded MAPE Advisory – a boutique Indian Investment Bank focused on mid-market companies. Prior to MAPE, he was a VP (M&A) at Merrill Lynch India, and prior to that, he was instrumental in setting-up the corporate finance practice at PwC India. He has a PGDM from IIM Calcutta and is a Civil Engineer.

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Akbar Khan

Chairman, M&A

Akbar has 20+ years of experience in investment banking, corporate M&A, consumer and corporate finance, and fintech. He has held senior positions with leading financial institutions such as Merrill Lynch, GE, and PwC, and has deep expertise in sell-side advisory, buy-side acquisitions, and business management. During his time at Merrill Lynch, Khan led TMT Investment Banking, Financial Sponsors coverage, and M&A across India, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. At GE, he was the head of Corporate Development and M&A for India, the Middle East, and North Africa. Akbar has also spent 10 years as an entrepreneur.

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Anjani Kumar

Chairman, Client Coverage

Anjani has 27+ years of banking experience spanning M&A, Capital Markets, and Corporate Finance. He has led the investment banking teams for CIMB and RBS in India and comes to us with significant domain experience in infrastructure, energy & renewables, industrials, healthcare and technology. Anjani started his investment banking career with PwC Corporate Finance, followed by ABN AMRO, RBS, CIMB, and o3 Capital. He has also worked overseas in London and HongKong for over 5 years. Most recently, Anjani was founder and CEO at Asialink Advisors, a niche advisory outfit focused on cross border M&A and fundraising.

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Omar B. Abu Sharif

Head Institutional Coverage, MENA

Omar has 20+ years of Investment Banking experience across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Former Head of Private Institutional Clients Middle East & Africa, and Head of Sales & Coverage, Levant & Egypt at Deutsche Bank based in London & Dubai. He was also the founder & CEO of HUNA Capital, DIFC Financial Advisory Firm, advising on $6b+ of structured credit, and asset mandates. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Omar ran Middle Markets Institutions, Middle East & Africa at Merrill Lynch based in London.


Preetam Patnaik

Head Cross Border Investment Banking

Preetam has 20+ years of experience in wholesale and Investment Banking across the EMEA region with bulge bracket platforms like Goldman Sachs, UBS and Societe Generale. In his last role at Societe Generale, Preetam led the establishment and growth of the private capital franchise for the bank across Emerging Markets based in London. Preetam has done his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

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Mahesh Prasad

Managing Director

Mahesh is a career investment banker focused on the Life Sciences sector. Prior to joining us, he was running his own boutique firm – Genesis Management Consultancy – for the past two decades. Mahesh has successfully completed several acquisitions of companies, brands, formulation plants and API plants – domestic, as well as cross-border. Prior to founding Genesis, Mahesh worked with Ernst & Young leading their Pharma practice.

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Arjun Mukherjee

Managing Director

Arjun has over 13 years of experience in corporate finance across M&A and private equity. He has worked primarily in the Industrials sectors, FMCG and real estate. He was previously associated with Macquarie Capital, Ambit Corporate Finance and Lazard. He is an MBA from AGSM, Sydney and BA (Hons) in Economics from Delhi University.

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Ashish Ambwani

Managing Director

Ashish Ambwani has 15+ years of experience in investment banking and other advisory services with a focus on cross border M&A & PE. Prior to his current role, he was a Managing Director at Goldstein Roth & Co. and Director at Lazard for over 12 years. He has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and a degree in Electrical & Electronics engineering.

Nikunj Seksaria

Managing Director

Nikunj has 20+ years of experience across geographies including USA, UK, India, Singapore and the GCC in corporate finance advisory roles. He served as a Managing Director and led the Indian Financial Institutions Group practice at Citigroup as a strategic advisor. He graduated from The University of Texas, Austin with a double degree in Finance and Economics.


Shreyan M L

Managing Director

Shreyan had 17+ years of experience primarily focused on Pharmaceutical sector spanning roles across management consulting, Corporate M&A & Investment banking. Shreyan has worked on landmark M&A transactions at Strides and Sequent, besides setting up the pharma practice at Spark Capital. By qualification, Shreyan is a computer engineer from NIT, Karnataka and MBA from IIM Indore.

Structured Finance Solutions Team


Saumya Mittal

Managing Director, Special Situations and Structured Credit

Saumya has extensive experience in risk management and structured credit trading, including special situations, structured lending and credit hybrid structures. He was previously the Asia-Pacific Head for Credit Counterparty Trading in the Fixed Income Division at Deutsche Bank in Singapore, managing a risk book of US$ 1 bn. He has a PGDM from IIM, Ahmedabad and an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.


Abhijit Rao

Managing Director, Special Situations and Structured Credit

Abhijit has 25+ years of experience across various corporate and investment banking positions. Prior to joining InCred Group he co-founded a debt advisory firm – Polestar, 5 years ago. Prior to Polestar he spent nearly 2 decades at Rabobank and ICICI. Abhijit has an MBA in International Finance from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering.

Equities Capital Markets Team

Prateek Indwar

Prateek Indwar

Head, Capital Markets

Prateek has 30+years of track record in building, reshaping and leading financial services businesses. Prateek has held leadership roles across Equity Capital Markets, Corporate Banking and Debt Capital Markets at leading global and Indian financial institutions such Bank of America, GE, ICICI, IDFC, SBICAPS and IndusInd Bank (where he served as the Head of Investment Banking Division). Prateek has a deep CXO level network across Corporates, Promoter offices and Private Equity firms in India as well as overseas, having worked across India as well as in London in his 3-decade career.