Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

Sathguru’s Investment Banking group leads private equity, M&A and structured debt transactions and facilitates successful outcomes through transaction support services, negotiation and valuation.

We work closely with companies across diverse sectors and at multiple stages of business growth, advising clients on suitable funding strategies and handholding them from transaction initiation to closure.

We have a long and successful history of engagement in financial services. Over the last 30 years, we have driven more than 150 transactions spanning across fund raising for entrepreneurial ventures, growth capital for established companies and facilitating M&A to derive synergies. We continue to leverage our strengths in financial advisory to catalyze success for our clients.

Why us

Transaction history and depth in financial services

Sathguru has lead several fundraising transactions in diverse sectors including healthcare, agri, food, hospitality, technology and manufacturing. We have managed a wide range of transactions, including private equity funding, mergers and acquisitions, structured debt financing and non-dilutive funding. Our clients span the breadth of the business lifecycle, from publicly listed behemoths to startups exhibiting accelerated growth.

Deep understanding of sectoral complexities given decades of strategic advisory expertise

Sathguru has extensive advisory expertise in corporate strategy, growth advisory, market entry and access, strategic and marketing partnerships, IP strategy and technology commercialization. We leverage our deep understanding of sector-specific complexities to better represent client interests as well as bridge the gap between investors and promoters.

Can envision synergies better for M&A given our integrated strategy and financial advisory practices

Depth of industry engagement across our strategy and innovation practices places us in a unique position to envision synergistic opportunity for acquisitions and collaborations. We ensure that clients truly benefit from the combination of services by cultivating an integrating client servicing team and steering away from siloed practices.

Our Services

Sathguru serves clients across different stages of business growth in diverse sectors. We are a sector agnostic and stage agnostic company.

Indicative Engagements - Transaction Advisory


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Sole transaction advisor to Fortuna for 100% acquisition by Finland based IT company, TietoEnator Corporationgallery


Sole transaction advisor to Restile Ceramics for 100% acquisition of Bell GranitoCeramica



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Sole transaction advisor to Palm Tech India for investment by



Sole transaction advisor Qube Cinema Technologies (formerly known as Real Image Media Technologies) for investment by

Indicative Engagements - Transaction Support

A. Due Diligence Support

• Techno-commercial due diligence of Top 3 vaccine manufacturer on behalf of leading Indian financial services lender for structured debt transaction

• Techno-commercial due diligence of chain of IVF clinics on behalf of leading healthcare Private Equity fund

• Techno-commercial due diligence on behalf of one of the largest crop protection companies in India for acquisition of growth stage seed company

• Techno-commercial due diligence on behalf of large crop protection major for acquisition of field crops seed company

• Transaction advisory, closure and handholding for a New Zealand based PE fund evaluating several potential acquisitions

B. Business Planning & Valuation

• Project conceptualization and business plan for multi-location advanced veterinary hospital being planned by family trust of one of the largest business houses in India

• Business plan and strategy advisory for Joint Venture between one of the largest agrochemical Indian majors and US-based biologicals company

• Business planning for new optical lenses venture for leading Hyderabad-based eye care research institute

• Project conceptualization and business planfor upcoming lifesciencesbiopark by TICEL in Coimbatore

• Project conceptualization and business plan for upcoming medical devices park by KSIDC in Trivandrum

• Business planning for trading and farm services business of emerging agri company based out of Tamil Nadu

• Business valuation for nutraceuticals business venture for venture investment

• Business valuation of neonatal device business for strategic partnerships

• Business valuation of agrochemical intermediates company for investment decision by Hyderabad-based leading agrochemicals major

C. IP Valuation

• IP valuation for a drug discovery startup developing novel NCE molecules for company restructuring and inversion exercise

• Valuation of all intangible assets for VC funded oncology diagnostics venture to support restructuring and inversion of global IP portfolio

• IP valuation for specialty pharma asset acquired by Indian company from Israeli venture

• Valuation and Transaction advisory on behalf of an Indian Agrochemicals major for R&D collaboration with a European crop protection major

• IP valuation for 3 transgenic traits acquired by top 3 Indian seed company from US company

• Negotiation & structuring for more than 20 IP licensing transactions

D. Corporate Restructuring Exercises

• GVK Projects &Novopan Industries

• Gulf Oil & IDL Explosives

• Laila Hotels & Resorts P. Limited

• Gulf Oil & IDL Speciality Chemicals

• Surya Latha Spinning Mills Limited


Insights Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

Our AddressCorporate Office

Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt Ltd
Plot 54, Sagar Society, Road No.2,Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad – 500034

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