• Designation: Managing Director
  • Company: Avanti Infra Advisory LLP

Abhay Athalye

Abhay is a renowned Finance and Strategy professional and has deep domain knowledge of Indian Infrastructure sector. For the past 4 years, he has been working with SME companies as a Strategic and Financial Advisor to assist them in their quest for transformation into professionally managed Corporates and maximization of Business Value from their entrepreneurial efforts.

During his career spanning more than 20 years, he been involved in financing of Indian Infrastructure by private investors and has also made his contribution in the areas of reforms and restructuring as well as policy and regulations in Infrastructure. He has performed leadership roles in areas such as Infrastructure Finance, Corporate / Business Strategy, Financial management and Business Consulting. In Finance, he has unique all round experience of being involved in project as a lender; as a developer and as transaction advisor for Private Equity investment transactions. Abhay has worked with renowned lending, financial advisory and consulting organizations in Infrastructure Sector such as IFCI, IL&FS, SBI Capital Markets, Crisil Advisory Services, Aditya Birla group and KPMG.

In 2010, Abhay set up a boutique Strategic Consulting firm, AVANTI Infra Advisory LLP. AVANTI is focused on building a deep relationship with its clients to finalize their growth plans and provide them with complete support during the plan implementation stage so that the clients can make the right decisions and complete the key initiatives planned to achieve their aspirations. Since inception, AVANTI has helped its clients, who are primarily from SME sector to move ahead on the path of progress. AVANTI has assisted clients on business planning, organizational development and transformation, raising debt finance and carrying out financial restructuring.

He has been a regular speaker at various Seminars and also conducts workshops for SME owners on Business Growth Planning and Business Valuation.