Pranav Parikh is the Head and Managing Partner of Edelweiss Private Equity and Venture Capital business. With over INR 2 lac crores in customer assets, Edelweiss Global Investment Advisors (EGIA), part of the Edelweiss group, today enjoys market leadership in each of its advisory businesses in India including the wealth and asset management business units.
With over 20 years of successful investment experience in US and Indian markets with focus on risk-adjusted returns, Pranav has long standing investing exposure across various strategies including public and private equity as well as credit strategies including high yield, convertibles, distressed debt and special situations such as merger and convertible arbitrage, spin-offs, recaps and LBOs. Having been credited for creating one of the first successful incubation in India by a foreign fund and the first 100% private equity owned company to have raised $100 million in secured debt locally in India, Pranav has also been recognized in the past as Private Equity Deal Maker of the Year, India by the Global M&A Network, New York. Pranav has lead early stage investments in Edelweiss and sits on the board of companies such as Bridgei2i Analytics solutions (Data analytics, AI, Digital Enterprise), Tonbo Imaging (Electro-optics and sensing technology) and Revv (car sharing and subscription platform).
Pranav is a CFA charter holder from CFA Institute, USA and has earned an a MBA from University of Texas and a Bachelors in Engineering from MSU, Baroda