Sameer Karulkar

  • Sameer Karulkar

    Head - EquitAce Capital, Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd | @EquitaceCapital

    Sameer leads the EQUITACE Capital team which now brings the VC/PE engagement perspective for its USD 2.2bn worth Brand Capital portfolio companies to facilitate their growth to the next level and in turn enhance long term value for all stakeholders. EQUITACE manages the full life cycle of the VC fund management process from pre-investment, to nurturing and growing the portfolio and facilitating exits. At the same time EQUITACE integrates the Brand Capital outreach within the ecosystems of Angel/VC/PE funds and also the domestic and global strategic players.

    Sameer brings with him over 17 years of rich Investment banking experience in developing and shaping corporate strategies, helping PE funds harvest their investments and grow their portfolios and working on facilitating entrepreneurs shape their dreams globally. Prior to joining Brand Capital, Sameer was a Vice President with SBI Capital Markets Limited where he led the M&A, Private equity team and amongst others was also responsible for developing, building and managing the M&A International network across 40 countries to facilitate growth for Indian corporates and also bring global strategic and financial investors to invest and grow in India. He has also served in the past organisations such as Haribhakti Corporate Finance and Mahindra & Mahindra limited. Sameer is an Production Engineer from Fr. Agnel, Mumbai University and has also completed his Master of Management Studies from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai University.