Investment Banking

JM Financial group’s Investment Banking arm is one of India’s most respected domestic investment banks, offering a wide range of services to a significant client base that encompasses domestic and international corporations of repute. Our Investment banking services enable companies and other issuers to capitalize on today’s opportunities and position themselves for sustained growth. Since inception, we have pioneered several innovations in the Indian capital markets in the areas of capital structuring, financial instruments and marketing strategies which has made us one of the top investment banks. Our ability to deliver outstanding results for our clients is a credit to our quality and leadership.

Over the years, we have won many awards for our advisory and execution capabilities. Organizations count on us to deliver optimal transaction results through strategic advice, global reach, market insight, and tenacious execution. Our philosophy of forging long-term partnerships with clients is reflected in our long and strong relationships with India’s leading business houses.

Our Services
Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring

As India’s most experienced advisor with over four decades of track record, we work diligently to identify the optimal transaction partners for our clients. Over the years, we have been instrumental in conceptualising and executing some of the most complex and large transactions in India, especially in areas of designing unique transaction structures ideally suited to meet our clients’ objectives.

A customised approach and timely advice enables our clients, both domestic and international giants across sectors and geographies, to leverage lucrative opportunities in order to further their business plans. Based on a deep understanding of industry trends and relationships with India’s leading corporate groups, we help companies maximise the strategic and financial value of each transaction.

Our M&A bankers have executed some of the most complex acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, take-over defence, de-merger, slump sale, financial advisory and multi-firm mergers

Capital Markets

We are a leader in advising institutions for fund raising and for lead managing equity, debt and related offerings. Our clients rely on us for strategic advice, whether it is for Initial Public Offering, Follow-on Public Offering, Rights Offering or Qualified Institutions Placement. We provide creative solutions to solve clients’ problems by innovating new products dovetailing the needs of corporates and investors.

With our vast global and local distribution reach, and understanding of international and domestic investors, we are able to bridge the gap between the providers and issuers of capital.

Our capital market services bouquet includes:
  • Lead managing, underwriting and syndicating IPOs and follow-on offerings in the domestic market
  • Lead managing, underwriting and syndicating debt in domestic markets for Indian issuers by way of public issuances or private placements
  • Marketing Block Trades
  • Advice on new and innovative debt and equity linked corporate finance products
  • Advice on positioning, investor relations and non-deal road shows
  • Advice on capital restructuring and balance sheet management through products like share repurchase, recapitalisation, etc.
  • Arranging bridge financing required for potential acquisitions

Our process focus in merchant banking business is on timely and effective execution of ideas for clients. We have a track record of executing complex deals in challenging time frames, without compromising on confidentiality. We take pride in lead-managing some of the most complex, innovative, large equity and debt offerings in India and internationally, by Indian issuers.


Private Equity Syndication

We have a dedicated team focussing on private equity players operating in India - bringing together private equity investors and corporate houses.

Besides having active coverage of corporates in India, we possess an understanding of private equity investors’ approach and their requirements. We advise companies on fundraising strategies, as well as private equity investors on their investment approach. This involves ideation, preparation of private placement materials, structuring the transaction, negotiation on financial and strategic terms, facilitating due-diligence and deal closure.

The various types of deals executed under private equity include - Venture Capital, Growth Capital, Pre-IPO, Acquisition Financing, Private Equity Investments in Public Enterprises, Buy-outs and Structured Finance.


Sonia Dasgupta
Ms. Sonia Dasgupta
Investment Banking
Sonia Dasgupta has been a veteran investment banker with over 25 years of rich experience. She started her stint with JM Financial in the year 1995 and has handled many roles including Head of FIG coverage; Head of M&A origination and Head of group borrowings.
Track Record
Of Public Issue

JM Financial Limited is registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) as a Category I Merchant Banker. SEBI Registration No. INM000010361. 

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JM Financial was instrumental in TransUnion increasing its stake in CIBIL to achieve majority ownership. JM guided TransUnion across purchase offers and negotiations with 13 different institutional sellers, ultimately closing 6 separate transactions while ...
Curtis J. Miller
Global M&A Head, TransUnion Corp
I would like to thank the entire team at JM Financial for the impressive work done to successfully close our landmark transaction, the first IPO by Asset Management Company, of Rs. 1,542 crores.
Sundeep Sikka
Executive Director & CEO, Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited

I would like to thank the entire team at JM Financial for the impressive work done to successfully complete our maiden QIP of Rs. 1,400 crore. Being the sole banker to the QIP, the enormous effort put in by JM Financial is commendable. 

Rajeev Jain
Managing Director, Bajaj Finance

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the team at JM Financial Institutional Securities Ltd for their support and guidance in relation to the Pre IPO, IPO and after-market support to Repco. On behalf of Carlyle, I express great satisfaction with the competence dedication and professionalism displayed by the JM Financial team

Mahesh Parasuraman
Director , Carlyle
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the team at JM Financial Institutional Securities Limited(“JM Financial”) for their support and guidance in relation to the successful QIP of the Bank in 2010 and 2012.On behalf of the Bank
S.V. Zaregaonkar
Chief Financial Officer, IndusInd Bank
The team at IDFC Limited appreciates the commitment and persistent hard-work of your team at JM Financial to successfully complete the domestic only QIP for IDFC Limited. Your constant feedback and advice throughout the transaction ensured that
Sunil Kakar
Group Chief Financial Officer, IDFC Ltd

On behalf of the MMFSL,I would like to thank you and your team at JM Financial Institutional Securities Limited (JM Financial) for the excellent work done for the successful QIP issuances of MMFSL in 2011 and 2012.

Ramesh G. Iyer
Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd


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