“Indus1Advantage” is in the business of investment banking. While we are sector agnostic; the origination strategy revolves around cross border deals. We assist companies involved in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances, technology transfer and distribution tie ups. And provide ancillary and advisory services. We also assist in raising capital.
As a boutique investment bank we specialise in scouting for, understanding & bringing global companies to India to setup base or form joint ventures / alliances with suitable Indian corporates. Family offices form a large part of our customer base and we help them invest in new businesses. We also offer advisory services including sales, accounting, marketing, listing guidelines and board formation to SME’s / MME’s
Sectors where we have expertise and experience are education, automobile, Info tech, energy, BFSI, construction, engineering, health care, water technology & infrastructure.
We are well connected in the geographies of India, Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Kenya, Burundi, South Africa, Bulgaria, Cayman, USA and New Zealand.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Paresh Sheth
Chief Executive
+91 9820608727 (India - Mumbai)
Paresh Sheth
Paresh runs an investment bank “indus1advantage” and specializes in cross border joint ventures and alliances. His clients include large industrial houses, multinational corporates and listed corporates. He works across multiple sectors including education, Info tech, energy, clean technology & green energy, banking, financial services, insurance, wealth management, construction, engineering, health care, water technology & infrastructure.

Paresh also works with a leading management institute as the dean & Director. They specialize in investment banking, strategy, family office & leadership studies. They are knowledge partners to large universities.
He is also an advisor to multiple companies including UB Engineering Ltd and P Mac Private Limited. Prior to this he was India CEO and Full time director for a Swiss bank Indian subsidiary and the Deputy CEO for another Swiss bank subsidiary in to Brokerage and wealth management.

Paresh has a bandwidth to handle multi-billion dollar conglomerates, various family offices and SME/ MME clients as well; at the same time. He assist large companies involved in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances, technology transfer and distribution tie ups He advises SME / MME on sales, innovation, alliances, growth and board formation. He also works with various single / multiple family offices and advises them on setting up new businesses. Paresh currently also works with leading wealth management and brokerage companies and capital market investors to design their strategies, enhance profitability and establish competitive sales and risk organisations.
Paresh has played a pivotal role in setting up a MNC bank, an MNC Insurance company and a financial product distribution company amongst others as a project manager. An entrepreneur at heart; he set up his first company at the age of 21. He has subsequently worked for 20 years at various BFSI corporates including IDBI Bank, HDFC Sec, FirstRand Bank, Hinduja Bank Switzerland and ICICI bank in various capacities including CEO, board member and business head. He was the chairman for finance and membership for 3 years at CII YI Mumbai. He is one of the few professionals to have managed a team of 7500 executives and 5 million customers. He was frequently involved in strategic initiatives to align the retail and wealth banking activities with the changing times and the introduction of innovative products and services to a new customer base and different markets. He was also a part of business process reengineering at IDBI Bank and represented the retail banking unit in the BPR forum. Paresh championed the customer value management unit at IDBI Bank.
Paresh has studied at IIM Calcutta and Mumbai University. He was a faculty for strategy at a leading management institute in Mumbai for 3 years and now is a regular lecturer at leading management schools including IIM’s. He is a regular speaker at events on Entrepreneurship, Banking, Investment Banking and Strategic Management. He is currently authoring a book on wealth management. He is married and has two children, resides in mumbai India. He is a movie buff and loves to play gulli cricket.
Mr. Murali Krishna
Associate Director - Indus 1 Advantage
Head Treasury – Family Office
+91 9820858438 (India - Mumbai)
A dynamic professional with over ten years of experience across in Family office management, wealth management and brokerage services
Specialities include; setting up Family office structure, Portfolio Management, Team Management, Private banking, Wealth Management, Investments, Product Development / Product management, Client Relationship Management, Equity Research and offshore trust creation. Currently associated with a large family office as Head-Treasury handling the Family office with an AUM of over USD 100 Mn
The Team
The team consists of highly specialized sectorial knowledge workers / associates working on full time / part time and assignment basis
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