Khetal Advisors was founded in 2007 on the belief that clients seek high-quality advice from bankers who have a deep understanding of the segments that their companies operate in.

Our founders have founded and invested in several Technology businesses that raised funds through VC/PE firms and then were then sold to Global buyers

We have successfully executed transactions in North America, Europe and India

HOW WE WORK

We are a boutique transaction advisory firm with Global clientele. Our research and delivery team is based in Bangalore from where we manage the back-end processes. Since our process management happens out of India we are able to provide much competitive rates than our local competitors who charge a high retainer to start an engagement.

The firm Partners travel extensively to respective local geography which is primarily US, Europe and India. We work with local associates for legal, due diligence and taxation advise to provide a one stop shop solution to our clients.

We make extensively use of technology research and distribution. We provide a highly transparent dashboard to our clients using which they can monitor the progress on their mandates.

OUR HISTORY

Khetal Advisors was founded in 2007 on the belief that clients seek high-quality advice from bankers who have a deep understanding of the segments that their companies operate in.

Our founders have founded and invested in several Technology businesses that raised funds through VC/PE firms and then were then sold to Global buyers

Like most of our clients we started by focusing on domestic market. Also we started with only M&A transactions as a practice.

In 2012 we build our Fund Raising practice which now contributes roughly 30% of all of our transactions.

Starting 2015 we ventured into Global markets by setting up Global offices and signing Global clients. Fast forward 2018, we’ve have successfully executed transactions in North America, Europe and India with total transaction value exceeding USD 300Mil.

OUR TEAM

Kunal Walia

Founder & Managing Partner


Before founding Khetal Advisors, Kunal was working as Director, Equities for Duke Equity Partners as part of the $150 Million Duke Special Opportunities Fund

Shashwat Kumar

Partner


Before joining Khetal, Shashwat was one of the founders of TechUnified, a software services and product company based out of Bangalore, India.

Mangesh Raut

Vice President


Shashvat Lakhanpal

Vice President


Shashvat comes with a rich & diverse 11 years professional experience across Management Consulting, Buy side investments & sell side advisory. He has worked extensively in B2B services, Media, Consumer Internet & Education with Institutional funds as well as India's leading corporates.

Raj Snehil Juneja

Vice President


Before joining Khetal, Raj briefly advised investments at 500Startups. In the past he has also advised broader macroeconomic engagements (FDI, cross border M&A strategy and international trade) at McKinsey & Co. and The World Trade Organization (WTO)

Sagnik Basu

Sr. Associate


Before joining Khetal, Sagnik was a part of the Structured Solutions team in IndusInd Bank. A post graduate from NMIMS, he has worked with SME clients on deals across IT and ITES, Industrial Automation & Engineering, Healthcare vertical during his stint at IndusInd.