Merchant Banks and Financial Intermediaries

Our approach

We understand what it takes to support Merchant banks across the globe. As a leading knowledge process outsourcing service provider, we offer comprehensive support with customised and scalable solutions.
Our experienced subject-matter experts provide informed insights and analysis through a full suite of services, offering end-to-end support – from deal origination to pitching and execution to closing. Our 20+ years of experience in working with global and regional Merchant banks help us support them as an extension of their teams, offering timely and accurate insights, valuations and due diligence to keep them in the lead. Our proprietary tech solutions help Merchant banks achieve overall efficiency and productivity.

Support We Offer

Support we offer

How we are different

STRONG UNDERSTANDING OF THE DOMAIN
STRONG UNDERSTANDING OF THE DOMAIN
We are pioneers in Investment Banking support services, with over 20 years of experience in working with leading merchant banks, investment banks and advisory firms
TRUSTED BY LEADING BANKS AND ADVISORY FIRMS
TRUSTED BY LEADING BANKS AND ADVISORY FIRMS
Our consultative approach and extensive expertise help meet the front-office needs of over 150 investment banking clients, including global banks, regional banks and boutique advisory firms
STRONG PARTNERSHIP, UNINTERRUPTED AND FLEXIBLE SUPPORT MODELS
STRONG PARTNERSHIP, UNINTERRUPTED AND FLEXIBLE SUPPORT MODELS
We provide customised coverage, including weekend support, extended-hours coverage and language support. We have the flexibility to scale based on demand dynamics and seasonal factors
COLLABORATE IN AUTOMATION TO PROVIDE STREAMLINED SERVICES
COLLABORATE IN AUTOMATION TO PROVIDE STREAMLINED SERVICES
Our technology-driven services for front- and middle-office functions are led by our proprietary Business Excellence and Automation Tools (BEAT)

What we have done

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
DCM, loan syndication and leveraged finance support to a UK-based bulge-bracket investment bank
What we are proud of

18-20%

more client-facing time

35-40%

productivity gains

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Meet our experts

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Anish Ailawadi

Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking

Anish has been with Acuity Knowledge Partners for over 13 years and presently heads the Investment Banking vertical. He is based out of our Gurgaon office and oversees delivery teams and client engagements for various bulge-bracket banks, mid-size banks, regional banks, advisory and boutique firms across M&A, Industry Coverage, Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, Loan Syndications and Leveraged Finance. During his tenure, he also set up a shared services center for one of his clients in India. Anish is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has done his Bachelors in Commerce from Delhi University.

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Chetan Majithia

Head, North America, Business Development for Private Markets, Investment Banking and Consulting; Co-Head - Commercial Banking and Corporates

Chetan has over 20 years of experience across the financial services sector’s markets, geographies and asset classes. At Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity), he spearheads Business Development for multiple strategic business units (IB, Private Markets, Consulting, Corporates, and Banking). During his almost seven years journey at Acuity, Chetan has been responsible for partnering with clients in these segments to transform and build business efficiencies through tailor-made and proprietary solutions, enabling them to save millions of dollars.

Prior to Acuity, Chetan was on the Board of Directors at CRISIL US, an S&P company, and Director and Head of Financial Research, Business Development, Americas. In his 13+ years 'journey at CRISIL, Chetan managed multiple roles, including setting up and leading the Equities practice in Indian markets, wherein he successfully launched India’s first independent equity research service provider, and setting up and heading CRISIL’s first international offshore operations in Argentina. Prior to CRISIL, Chetan worked with ING Bank and Citibank in multiple roles. He has featured consistently in media including on CNBC-TV18 and Bloomberg, and his views on Indian stock markets are covered widely by all leading financial publications.

Chetan is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (the equivalent of a CPA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds an MBA in Finance from NMIMS, India. He is also a Company Secretary (with a degree in Corporate Law) with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He passed CFA Level 2 examinations.

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Adrian Wright

Managing Director, Investment Banking, Private Equity and Consulting Business Development

Adrian leads Business Development across Investment Banking, Private Equity and Consulting clients in EMEA and APAC. He has 20 years’ experience working in the financial services industry, having spent 13 years working in Equity Capital Markets for Rothschild and RBS, before moving to Acuity Knowledge Partners in 2013. He has a deep knowledge of financial markets, having originated and executed over USD50bn of ECM transactions across a wide range of sectors, products and geographies. He has extensive experience working with and advising the majority of Investment Banking coverage and product groups, and leading global Private Equity firms. Adrian holds a MA (Hons Oxon) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.

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Marie Filotti

Marie Filotti, Head of Business Development APAC

Marie Filotti heads APAC Business Development at Acuity Knowledge Partners and is based in Hong Kong. She joined the firm in 2018 after 13 years in Investment Banking and Capital Markets, mainly at Nomura (previously Lehman Brothers), and also worked on the corporate side, having run Investor Relations at a China-based ASX-listed gas company. She uses her experience in the industry to advise our clients on best practices in implementation of engagements across all sectors. Marie holds a BA from Yale University and a Masters in Finance from Sciences-Po Paris.

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