What We Do

Merisis Advisors partners with its clients on their strategic and fund raising needs to enable growth & scale. Our approach to our work is simple - engage with quality, operate with speed, be objective & transparent and above all, always operate in the best interest of the client. Our work spans multiple areas of investment banking expertise and we assist our clients with equity & debt syndication, mergers & acquistions and strategic advisory services.
  • Equity Capital
    Merisis works with growth stage companies to raise equity capital from venture and private equity funds.
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  • M&A Advisory
    We offer both buy and sell advisory on corporate mergers, acquisitions and divestitures to public and private companies
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  • Corporate Advisory
    Merisis provide strategic consulting on areas adjunct to investment banking such as valuation, entry strategies..
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  • Structured Debt
    Merisis supports its clients in raising structured debt to optimize investments in infrastructure or working capital.
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Who We Are

Merisis Advisors is one of India's leading investment banking firms in the midmarket segment. Founded in 2010, Merisis has built a reputation over the years for high quality work & results in fund raising and M&A advisory services. We focus on Technology, Consumer and associated sectors and bring to bear our banking expertise and deep understanding of these industries to deliver value to our clients.

What Sets Us Apart

Merisis is built on a foundation of sound banking expertise and values. Our clients value our advice and seek us out for the strengths we bring to bear in every interaction. Core among them are
client-center

Client Centred Approach – Quality, Speed, Transparency

team

Committed Team

leadership

Experienced Leadership

understanding

Deep Industry Understanding & Focus

research

Incisive & Original Research

relationship

Strong Industry Relationships

Purpose

At Merisis, we act as trusted, independent advisors and financiers to dynamic founders throughout their corporate lifecycle. Through our domain expertise and experienced team, we help our clients grow by providing best in class advice on transactions.

Core Values

  1. Bias for Action: Speed matters in business, at all levels of  deal making – and we pride on our quick turnaround
  2. Ownership: Taking complete ownership of what we do and being accountable for it
  3. Integrity and Honesty: Clients trust us as they know we will give objective assessments. This is fundamental to Merisis
  4. Quality of Work: We take great pride in the quality and completeness of our work, uncompromisingly

Leadership Team

Sunil Gulati

Chairman

Sumir Verma

Managing Director

Fazal Ahad

Managing Director

Meet Our Team

Rosalind Rock

Associate Director

Anuj Mehta

Director

Ruchir Kapoor

Director

Paresh Shrivastava

Paresh Shrivastava

Director

Ghoshal Dake

 Vice President

Shanil Vasa

Associate Vice President

Shreyas Chandra

Head – Investor Relations

Vikas Kesharwani

Vikas Kesharwani

Head – Fund Administration

Ajay Kiraan

Senior Associate

Sakshi Singh

Associate

Vani Viswanathan

Senior Analyst

Daniel Bhardwaj

Head – Fund Administration

We Work Across

Early stage start-up venture capital Growth and later stage private equity Acquisition Financing Structured Debt Solutions

Transactions

What Our Clients Say

Merisis team worked in a very methodical and focused manner to canvas a large range of possible global investors for IARC, after spending time to fully understand our business and the environment. They have a very deep understanding of the financial services sector and were able to anticipate the likely changes to the distressed debt environment and credibly communicate the potential attractiveness of the opportunity. I am impressed with their level of commitment and perseverance and would highly recommend them to anyone in the financial services or other sectors looking for a firm to advise on an equity raising or M&A opportunity.

From the get go, Merisis fully understood our requirements, strategically guiding us through the tedious M&A process and helped us on all the phases. Their guidance to me personally at different stages of this transaction was of great value. The team’s attention to detail, especially in verifying, analysing and scrutinizing heaps of data was commendable and played a key role in ensuring a smooth transition. Further, the team’s ability to provide a quick and prompt response 24×7 deserves a special commendation.

We were growing rapidly and were looking to raise a Series B round to fund our growth that would catapult us to the next level. That’s when we came across Merisis, and they did a commendable job in helping us find the right set of institutional investors. A Series B fund raise is always challenging for any entrepreneur and requires 24X7 support, be it at the time of pitching to Investors, termsheet negotiations, due diligence and finally closure. Hence we would like to thank the Merisis team for playing an instrumental role in the entire Series B fund raising process. Further, they also advised us on raising structured debt, thereby helping us maintain a good debt-equity mix. Really impressed with their level of commitment and perseverance and would highly recommend them to all entrepreneurs who are planning for their fund raise. Thank you and look forward to our continued association.

It was an absolute pleasure working with Merisis team. Thanks for all your help and ensuring that the transaction happens. Hoping to have continued interaction with your team.

I recommend the Merisis team. Thorough professionals, out of the box thinkers in cracking a problem … and very committed

Excellent understanding of financial solutions, never found the team lacking for knowledge or application. And always kept our interests at the top

I chose Merisis for their entrepreneurial spirit, and they delivered.

Merisis have changed my views about investment bankers. I recommend them.

Merisis fully understood the potential of the space, our strategy and the strength of IARC’s deep Indian experience. They were able to articulate the value proposition effectively to a broad group of global as well as a few strong Indian investors and bring a credible group of investors to the table with whom we could negotiate and close both an equity and a fund transaction to provide us sustainable advantage in this space.

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Contact Us

    Mumbai

    Merisis Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

    106, Balarama, E Block, Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400051.

    fazal@merisis.in
    +91 22 6292 3000

    Bengaluru

    Merisis Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

    11/A, 19th Main – Service Road, Sector 3, HSR Layout, Bangalore – 560102
    Karnataka, India

    sumir@merisis.in
    tel: +91 80 13147677