• Nishant Navin

    Founder and Managing Partner

    Nishant heads DIA Capital and is responsible for its overall growth. He has spent nine years in the Investment Banking industry, concluding several marquee Capital Raising and M&A transactions.

    Nishant started his Investment Banking career with Goldman Sachs where he was involved in sell-side M&A advisory to BEA Systems for its USD 8.5 billion acquisition by Oracle. He has played multiple advisory roles including that of M&A banker and Capital Raising advisor at MAPE Advisory Group, Allegro Advisors and Grameen Capital. Prior to founding DIA Capital, Nishant was with Brand Capital (Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.), where he managed portfolio of unlisted and listed equity investments across sectors and Exits from these investments.

    Nishant has worked extensively across Technology, Consumer, Healthcare, Impact, Infrastructure & Industrials sectors. He has crafted, led and closed over 11 transactions worth about INR 200 crores.

    Nishant is a recognized thought leader in the start-up ecosystem and is frequently invited to speak at leading industry events. He and his writings are often quoted in various magazines, business newspapers and other media.

    Nishant holds a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode with a major in Finance, and a B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati.

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  • Shubhra Ghosh

    Assistant Vice President

    Shubhra is a young, dynamic professional sharing a deep interest in the Indian emerging business ecosystem. At DIA Capital, he is responsible for sourcing, execution and closure of deals and developing business relations with clients.

    Prior to joining DIA Capital, Shubhra worked as a management consultant in CEB, Gurgaon. He worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies and developed strong expertise in problem formulation and analysis, hypotheses development, strategy proposal formulations and development of implementation plans. Shubhra also brings operational and commercial due diligence experience on the buy side and has worked with multinational software giants including Samsung and Philips. He has worked across Insurance, IT, Energy and Retail sectors.

    Shubhra shares a passion for following the Indian equity market closely and tracking global macro-economic shifts. He has a keen interest in both Fundamental and Technical analysis to identify undervalued companies for investing.

    Shubhra holds a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad with a major in Finance. He is also a Magna cum laude graduate in Computer Science Engineering from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), Bangalore. He is a CFA level 2 candidate for the June 2016 CFA examination to be conducted by the CFA institute, USA.

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