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.


Mr. Atul Mehra
Co-head of the Investment Banking business. Frontline experience in investment banking and has been with JM Financial Group for over 18 years.
Mr. Adi Patel
Co-head of the Investment Banking business. Executed some of the landmark M&A/ restructuring transactions for some of the leading business houses in India
Track Record
Of Public Issue

The team from JM Financial have done an outstanding job of conceiving, guiding and executing a complex three party transaction involving the sale of Geometric Ltd and its subsidiaries in two parts viz. to HCL Technologies and Dassault Systems.

Manu Parpia
Managing Director & CEO, Geometric Limited

We are very pleased with the work done by JM Financial during our IPO phase as one of BRLM’s. The team from JM Financial did an outstanding job in the entire IPO process and managed to get a significant share in the QIB investor portion.

Dr. Keshab Panda
CEO & Managing Director, L&T Technology Services Ltd.

The JM Financial team in Singapore invested in a multi-year relationship to identify and help diligence assets in the engineering services space. We were impressed by Prakash Chellam and his team’s vertical knowledge and their contributions...

Samonnoi Banerjee
Principal, Bain Capital

JM Financial Singapore Pte Ltd advised the Modernform Group Thailand on the sale of its shares in MFEC to ITHD Japan. We were very pleased with the services provided by JM Financial Singapore Pte Ltd...

Thaksa Busayapoka
CEO, Modernform Group Public Company Limited, Thailand

We worked with the JM Financial team in Singapore for the strategic sale of Foliage Inc. It was a great experience interacting with the dedicated team of senior professionals, led by Prakash Chellam from Singapore, that they had formed to work on the transaction. 

Timothy Bowe
Chief Executive Office, Foliage, Inc.
Global Coordinates

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