Achal is the Founder and Managing Partner of Avigo Capital Partners (Avigo), a Private Equity Firm based in India. He started the firm in 2003 after having spent 20 years in Corporate & Investment Banking across India, Dubai & Canada with International banks like American Express, HSBC, SCB, EBIL and more recently six years as Director-Western Canada/USA, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, specializing in Corporate Finance, Equity Investing and Investment banking.
Achal serves as a director on several company boards and advises conglomerates in Canada, UK, Malaysia, Dubai & India.
He has extensive experience in structuring capital market listing & private equity transactions. He has the proven ability to add value through corporate governance & liquidity enhancing measures. His in depth involvement in PE investments beginning from deal initiation, investment (negotiation, deal structuring, term sheet, legal documentation, funding) to the IPO provides the competitive edge in terms of being the ‘PE Investor’ of choice.
Achal is a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA by education.