Gaurav has 20 years of experience covering investment banking, M&A, hedge funds and portfolio management in India and the UK. Prior to Yati Capital, Gaurav helped set up RenInvest, the investment office of Mr. Dmitri Lesnevsky (founder of RenTV). He also managed bespoke portfolios and funds for UHNW clients as Head, Portfolio Management at a multi-family office in London. From 2006-2008, he ran a global fixed income and special situations portfolio at Stamford Capital, an event driven hedge fund.
Gaurav started his career at Crisil (now a part of Standard & Poor’s), where he worked on pioneering infrastructure projects including India’s first private port, as Head of Infrastructure Advisory. Subsequently, as a senior member of the Corporate Finance and M&A team at Merrill Lynch India, he conducted a range of M&A transactions and private equity syndications.
Gaurav obtained a Masters in Finance from the London Business School, an MBA from XLRI and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.