Manav has been a private equity investor and investment banker for 20 years in Infrastructure, healthcare and technology.
Since 2013, Manav headed India operations for Brightlink Partners, Inc – an investment and advisory firm headed out of Tokyo, Japan and focusing on Indo-Japan investment in India and Asia.
From 2014 for two years, Manav was also a Partner at Brescon – a shop specializing in special situation asset advisory.
Earlier from 2006, Manav was the founding member of Macquarie’s infrastructure team in India which raised c. US1.2bn fund in partnership with IFC Washington and State Bank of India. Located in and heading the New Delhi office, Manav was the face of Macquarie to the government – leading consultations with line ministries and the Finance Ministry. Subsequently, as Director at SNC Lavalin India Infra fund (a subsidiary of Canada based SNC Lavalin), Manav originated and concluded private equity investment in road assetco and was helping to raise an India focused fund that had soft commitments of over US$ 200mn.
Manav has also worked at advisory/corporate finance at PwC and KPMG leading initiatives for corporate advisory, privatization, cross-border M&A, and policy advisory to the governments.
He is an MBA with graduate degree in engineering.