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Aman BajajAssociate Director
Aman has seven years of cumulative experience in investment banking, corporate finance, consulting, financial strategy, real estate asset management and auto spare parts manufacturing and marketing. He works as an Associate Director with IndusView UK Ltd that advises companies on cross-border transactions.
Aman is also the founder Director at Nine Capital Advisors, his boutique corporate finance and strategic research firm. He advises Indian companies in Real Estate, Logistics, Sugar, Food Processing, Steel, Hospitality and Entertainment sectors on raising capital though equity, debt and convertible instruments, and on capital restructuring and amalgamations.
Aman was part of the team that advised U.K. companies such as Grainger Trust, Britains largest residential property owner, on an India entry strategy. He also advised on private placements for Indian real estate developers and a mobile technology company for a cumulative $125 million in funding requirements and conducted due diligence for a $50 million acquisition of a U.K. based utility services company.
Apart from his entrepreneurial and professional endeavors, he continues to support his family business as its financial and supply chain strategist. He has previously worked at Motorola India, where he assisted the product sourcing team on the $150 million GSM project of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) in 2002.
Aman has keen interest in alternative asset classes such as Real Estate, Private Equity and Hedge funds. He wrote the research paper titled "Performance Analysis of Long Short Equity Hedge Investment Strategy, in which he analyzed the risk and return profile of the Long-Short Equity Hedge strategy for about 3,000 live hedge funds based on a static multifactor regression model in the summer of 2006.
Aman holds a M.Sc. in Investment Management (2006) from Cass Business School, City University London, a M.B.A. (2003) from International Management Institute, New Delhi and a B.Sc. in Chemistry (2001) from St. Stephenss College, New Delhi.