Abhijit joins the firm with over 19 years’ investment banking experience, in which he built out a leading mid-market Financial Services practice, raised many rounds of private capital and closed several M&A transactions. Abhijit’s sub-sectors of specialisation include: affordable housing finance; MSME lending; vehicle finance; microfinance; and a range of companies in the fintech verticals both lending and non lending.

Klaas Oskam, Head of DC Advisory India, commented: “Growing our financial services and fintech practice, alongside our sponsor coverage capabilities, is a top strategic priority for DC Advisory India. We’re delighted to welcome Abhijit, who brings a wealth of industry and transaction experience, - complementing our position as digital & technology mid-market leaders, at a time when secular trends are driving significant capital flow and transaction activity in financial services and fintech. Welcome Abhijit!”

Abhijit Chiripal, Managing Director, DC Advisory India, said: “DC Advisory’s culture, reputation and reach in digital & technology – alongside its extensive and growing global platform - makes this an exciting opportunity. In the rapidly evolving financial services / fintech space, with high volumes of sponsor activity, there are more opportunities than ever to make a difference for our clients, both domestically and internationally.  I am delighted to join the team to continue making a difference for clients globally!

This senior hire adds to DC Advisory’s continued acquisition of top talent (10 Managing Directors in the last 12 months) – bringing the total Managing Director count to 100.


About DC Advisory

DC Advisory is an international investment bank committed to making a difference. As part of an established global business we offer access to over 650 professionals in 22 locations throughout Asia, Europe and the US. Across 11 industry focused teams, we offer tailored, independent advice on M&A, debt raisings and restructurings, private capital and access to unrivalled Asia investment knowledge. For more information, visit http://www.dcadvisory.com/aboutus >

DC Advisory India comprises 30 professionals focused on digital & technology. The team advised on 20 transactions in the past 24 months with a total transaction value of > $2bn.  For more information, visit https://www.dcadvisory.com/locations/asia/india/