Punit is a Director at InnoVen Capital India where he is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing venture debt deals as well as developing alliances and building relationships in the startup ecosystem. Punit also leads the firm’s deal sourcing activity for mezzanine lending opportunities with established, profitable, lower middle-market bootstrapped companies in India.
Punit brings more than a decade of transaction experience involving both commercial lending and financial consulting for middle-market companies. Prior to joining InnoVen Capital India (formerly SVB India Finance), Punit worked with the Corporate Banking team in Yes Bank and originated and executed deals in the Media and Entertainment space. He has also worked with HSBC Ltd in India where he was responsible for providing credit facilities to SMEs in Western India, and Ernst & Young where Punit worked with the Transaction Support Services Department on M&A taxation.
Punit has a Bachelor’s in Commerce from HR College, Mumbai University and holds a Management Degree from Welingkar Institute of Management Studies. He is a movie enthusiast in addition to having a keen interest in sports, politics & current affairs.