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Alpha Alternatives was set up by financial services industry professionals who have had extensive experience across various organizations and across business functions. Our partners bring diverse experience working at leading global & domestic firms across financial services, consulting, operating companies and entrepreneurial ventures.

We have a team of over 100+ professionals who bring wide experience working at Indian and international investment banks and hedge funds like Edelweiss, ICICI, Kotak, MCX, Credit Suisse, UBS, Nomura, CLSA, MSCI, Elliot, DE Shaw; CA firms like KPMG, Lodha; large corporates such as Idea, Essar, Aditya Birla, Future Group, Cedar consulting etc.; as well as strong academic backgrounds including MBA from IIMA, IIMB, FMS, other Indian management colleges and top international B-schools, CA rank holders, commerce graduates from Mumbai University, Delhi University etc. and engineers from IITD, IITM and other leading Indian engineering colleges.

Platform Partners

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Naresh Kothari

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Naresh is the Managing Partner of AA. He has a stellar track record of over 27 years across investment banking, capital markets, asset management & proprietary investing. He was President at Edelweiss before he founded AA. Over the years he has developed strong relationships with corporates, public and private investment firms, and family offices. He has an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1995)

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Suresh Maheshwari

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Suresh is an Entrepreneur Partner at AA driving the structured credit business. He brings 28+ years of experience in the Indian equity and debt capital markets, having structured various solutions for large Indian corporates and PSU banks. Suresh is a FCA, ICMA and B.Com (Hons)

Entrepreneur Partners

Senior Team Members

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Prashant Punjani

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15+ years of experience in capital raising across private equity and investment banks globally. He is responsible for investor relations and capital raising at Alpha Alternatives. Previously worked in New York with Houlihan Lokey, JP Morgan, HT Capital and MG Capital

MBA, City University of New York (Baruch College); CA ; B.Com (R.A. Podar College)

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