Mr R Ramnath has over 30 years’ experience; about 21 years in investment banking, private equity and financial services and 9 years in corporate finance prior to that. He has worked with Dabur India (wherein he handled two SBUs viz., Hajmola and Guar Gum project and initiated its JV project in Nepal) and Kanoria Chemicals & Industries (wherein he handled its Polypropylene and Captive Power project from scratch leading up to its financial closure) in the area of Corporate Finance. He was in leadership position heading the investment banking business at VLS Finance and later at SREI Capital Markets (the investment banking arm of SREI Infrastructure Finance) wherein he lead managed numerous IPOs, FPOs and Rights Issues of well-known companies. The issues handled by Mr. Ramnath to date relate to diverse industries/sectors such as Agricultural Nutrient, Forging, Seeds, Spirits (Alcoholic beverages), Hospital, Tobacco, Footwear, Chemical trading, Automobile, Food, Software, Metal, Power, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Cement, Polyfilm, Telecom, Telematics & BPO, Communication equipment and Transformer. He was in an entrepreneurial role prior to joining CFM. AT CFM, he is handling merchant banking / investment banking activities along with Equity Capital Market related Private Equity and M&A transactions.