Mr. Shantanu Nalavadi is the Managing Director at India Resurgence Asset Management Business Private Limited (IndiaRF), a Piramal Enterprises Limited and Bain Capital Credit Partnership. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Mr. Nalavadi carries with him over two decades of experience in financial services, banking and corporate finance.
In his role at IndiaRF, Mr. Nalavadi oversees a resolution focused investing in distress assets, from the large Indian Non-Performing Loan (NPL) pool, across growth sectors such as industrials, infrastructure, manufacturing, etc., targeting India’s burgeoning demand growth and exports. He spearheads an on-ground team that is not only well-positioned to execute bids and turnarounds with diligence but also structure skills, sponsor engagement, strategic partnerships and operational turnaround.
Previously, he was Co-Head of the Structured Investment Group of Piramal Enterprises Limited, with over US$ 350 Million in assets under management. Prior to this, he was a Partner at New Silk Route Advisors Pvt. Ltd., a Private Equity Fund with over US$ 850 Million in assets under management. His vast tenure of work experience includes global multinationals such as ANZ Grindlays Bank, Star TV and Walt Disney with P/L and business development responsibilities.
Mr. Nalavadi brings with him an experience of investing, creating value and monetising investments across several sectors, including financial services, consumer retail, infrastructure, cement, media, logistics and manufacturing. In creating value for his portfolio companies he actively participated in partnering with strategic / managements for operational improvements, competitive marketing positioning and sustainable expansion.
Mr. Nalavadi articled with Arthur Andersen, India, before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1993.
Chairman, Piramal Group
Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Founder, Piramal Realty
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd. Vice Chairman, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.
CEO, Piramal Global Pharma, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Managing Director, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd.
CEO, Consumer Products Division
Group Director - Strategic Business
CEO, Piramal Foundation
President & CFO, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Group General Counsel, Piramal Group
President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
President & CIO, Piramal Group