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Designed to Deliver

At our Investment Banking business, we combine wide deal experience, deep understanding of various industries and extreme customer orientation to deliver optimal outcomes to our clients. This is facilitated by our expertise across various investment banking products and well entrenched relationships with the investor community, market intermediaries & Indian and International corporates.

The team comprises over 20 professionals having substantial experience in the full range of Investment Banking advisory and transaction solutions to both Indian and International clients, covering private placement of equity, M&A advisory and Equity Capital Markets transactions.

Since inception in 2006, the investment banking unit has executed marquee transactions in Equity Capital Markets, M&A and Private Capital Raising, thereby establishing a solid track record in the investment banking space.

Business Activities of Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors Limited:

Equity Capital Markets

  • Initial Public Offerings; Follow On Public Offerings; Rights Issues

  • Qualified Institutions Placement; Preferential Placements; Offer For Sale

  • Buybacks and Open Offers

M&A & Private Capital Raising

  • Buy Side and Sell Side M&A Advisor

  • Private Equity Placements

  • Structured Finance and Debt Solutions

Business Highlights
  • Have executed on several marquee transactions in the recent past:

  • Book Running Lead Manager to the ~Rs. 560 Crores IPO of DreamFolks Serviecs in August 2022
  • Book Running Lead Manager to the ~Rs. 1,400 Crores QIP of Restaurant Brands Asia Ltd. in February 2022
  • Book Running Lead Manager to the ~Rs. 2,770 Crores IPO of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC in September 2021
  • Book Running Lead Manager to the ~Rs. 1,840 Crores IPO of Devyani International Limited in August 2021
  • Book Running Lead Manager to the ~Rs. 960 Crores IPO of GR Infraprojects in July 2021
  • Book Running Lead Manager to the Rs. 17,694 Crores QIP of HDFC in August 2020, this being our third straight association with the Corporation’s fund raising program
  • Book Running Lead Manager to the Rs. 15,000 Crores QIP of ICICI Bank in August 2020, being one of the largest equity fund raise since its initial public offering
  • Sole Advisor and Arranger for Rs. 1,000 Crores Preferential Allotment in AU Small Finance Bank in May 2018
  • Sole Advisor and Arranger for Rs. 1,680 Crores Preferential Allotment in RBL Bank in July 2017
  • Executed one of Indias largest cross-border M&As in March 2017, representing Motherson Sumi in the ~$600m purchase of Finland based PKC Group, a leading global auto-components company
  • Facilitated periodic thematic conclaves between corporates and investors

  • Deal leadership and industry expertise in Financial Services; Consumer; Healthcare; Pharma; Industrial and Automotive sectors; and Media and Technology

  • Abhijit Tare Managing Director & CEO, MOIAL

    Abhijit Tare is a veteran in the Indian securities markets with a rich experience of over 26 years in the Indian capital markets, having seen it from close quarters and also played a role in its progress. He is a Chartered Accountant of the 1994 cohort (CPA equivalent in India) and also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mumbai University. He has been a part of MOFSL Group for over 16 years now and has worked in various roles within the firm and has played a pivotal role in establishing a well-recognized strong global franchise for “the Institutional Equities businesses.” In the last few years, he is involved in fundraisings and secondary market transactions for marquee corporates, promoters, financial sponsors, and other investors in excess of $5bn. His deep relationships with financial sponsors, capital market investors, family offices, and corporates, coupled with his strong understanding of corporate finance requirements and market dynamics, make him a trusted, sought-after advisor.


  • Deepesh Patoria Director - MOIAL

    Deepesh holds an MBA from Jiwaji University, Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and B Sc in Mathematics. He has over 11 years of rich experience in Investment Banking across sectors specializing in equity capital market (ECM), private equity syndication (PE) and M&A.

    Deepesh’s last stint was with Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd. as “Executive Director – Financial Advisory”, where he worked on all products M&A, Private Equity and Capital Markets. He was responsible for origination, relationship management and execution. Worked across sectors like Consumer, Industrials, NBFC, Pharma, Commodities, Hospitality, Chemicals and IT & ITES. He was leading ECM Transaction and setting-up Healthcare Delivery vertical and Investment Banking transactions for Market Leaders is small Industry segment (less than USD 20 mn transaction). He brings experience and proven track record of success which will be valuable for our organisation.

    He worked with companies like Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd., IL&FS Investsmart Ltd. and TAIB Securities Ltd.