Head of India
Gaurav is a Partner at Raine. Gaurav is the head of the firm’s India office and leads Raine’s investment and advisory activities in India. Prior to Raine, Gaurav was the head of India Investment Banking at UBS Investment Bank, based in Mumbai. While he was responsible for the overall investment banking and financing business for UBS in India, he focused on the TMT sector and advised on some of the largest M&A and most significant capital raising (equity and debt) transactions in the Indian media & communications and consumer internet sectors. He has advised and raised capital for clients including Bharti Airtel, Bharti Infratel, Indus Towers, Reliance Communications, Videocon D2h and Flipkart. Before joining UBS, Gaurav was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, where he led the coverage of Indian telecom, real estate and financial sponsor clients. He started his investment banking career with HSBC Investment Bank, based in London, in 2001.
Gaurav has a B.Com (Hons.) from Shriram College of Commerce, Delhi University and a M.Sc. in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.