Event Sponsors & Partners


Presenting Partner


The Avendus Group is a leading provider of financial services and lays emphasis on creating customized solutions in the areas of Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Credit Solutions and Asset Management. We walk alongside high performing entrepreneurs, wealth creators and pioneers of the new age economy in their quest to outperform.

Avendus relies on its in-depth domain expertise and understanding of diverse regulatory frameworks to identify value creating opportunities. We craft bespoke solutions for our clients and partners with our greatest asset – the pooled intellectual capital of our team.

Established in 1999 in Mumbai, India, Avendus's presence in seven cities across three countries brings global perspective and thought leadership to the table and equips our inter-country teams with the expertise to handle large and complex transactions.

Avendus Capital Inc. and Avendus Capital (UK) Pvt. Ltd. located in New York and London respectively are wholly owned subsidiaries of Avendus Capital Pvt Ltd, India, offering M&A and Private Equity syndication services to clients in the respective regions.

Our Businesses

•  Asset Management - A diverse set of products and services that cater to the needs of capital growth and protection
•  Credit Solutions - Structured Finance and SME and Supply Chain Financing Solutions
•  Investment Banking - Superior advice and services for M&As and Private Equity Syndication 
•  Wealth Management - Advisory and money management services for personal and business needs on a platform of transparency, product innovation and performance

AZB & Partners

Legal Partner

AZB & Partners is one of the prominent Indian law firms in India. Our aim is to provide clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment within which our clients operate and a full understanding of their overall business objectives. We have 6 offices across Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Pune, with a total strength of approximately 400 lawyers.

The legal services rendered by us cover the corporate, commercial, regulatory, financial and tax planning aspects of modern businesses. We have been involved in advising in the field of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate, regulatory practice and securities laws, private equity, capital markets, funds practice, banking and finance, microfinance, derivatives, infrastructure and project finance, real estate, media and entertainment, information technology and business process outsourcing, employment, insurance, intellectual property, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, taxation, aviation, competition law,  and litigation and arbitration.

The Firm has received wide national and international acclaim within the legal sphere, some of which include Ranked No.1’ by RSG Top 40 India law firm ranking, ‘Ranked No. 1’ for India in the M&A Rankings for Q1 2018 by Deal Value and Deal Count by Mergermarket’s Global and Regional M&A League Tables of Legal Advisors, Bloomberg’s Global M&A, Legal rankings and Thomson Reuters’ Emerging Markets M&A Legal rankings; ‘Ranked No.1’ by RSG Top 40 India law firm ranking, 2017; ‘India Deal Firm of the Year’ and ‘India Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year’ by ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2018; ‘Best Law Firm of the Year – India’ by Corporate USA Today – Law Awards 2018; ‘Law Firm for the Year 2017-18’, ‘Best Overall Law Firm – 2017-18’, ‘Law Firm for the Year 2017-18’ by India Business Law Journal and ‘Best Indian Law Firm 2017’ by International Legal Alliance Summit Awards’.

Quikr Realty Limited

Session Partner

With an experience in Real Estate spanning 3 decades, we have grown into a leading Real Estate advisory brand with a transaction volume of Rs. 2,500 Crores, as of last year. We have also grown into a 400+team of experienced professionals with a pan India reach across 19 cities.

QuikrRealty provides you with guidance and support, on all aspects of real estate transactions - Buying, Selling and Leasing of Commercial & Residential Properties, Leasing of Corporate & Retail Premises, Valuations, Capital Markets and various Land Transactions.

We are also well supported in our knowledge and expertise by our alliance partner HDFC Limited, which are working directly or indirectly with Developers, Private Equity firms, Investors and other major companies in the industry. 
Additionally, with over 30 mn unique visitors per month our parent company Quikr, runs multiple vertical businesses across real estate automobiles, jobs, services and goods giving early access to data on consumer behavior. Over the years, it has built a robust technology platform for consumers with products for developers and brokers that stands to gain in the era of digitization. 

At QuikrRealty, our relationships have always centered on providing tailor-made solutions while adhering to fair business practices. From pre purchase to project planning to project financing to marketing, we provide personalised attention through every step of the process, right from understanding your requirement to ensuring a smooth closure. 


At QuikrRealty, our services are market and client focussed, aimed at providing real business solutions and value. To offer you an integrated service, we have also introduced two new practices - Consulting & Valuation Services and Capital Markets.  

Primary Sales  |  Resale/Selling Properties  |  Leasing

Market Research  |  Strategic Pricing  |  Tenant Sourcing  |  Managing Negotiations  |  Legal Assistance

Development Solutions  |  Real Estate Market Research  |  Strategic Advisory  |  Real Estate Due Diligence  |  Valuation Services

Private Equity  |  Debt Syndication  |  Mezzanine Finance

Outright Land Sale/Purchase  |  Joint Ventures  |  Asset Unlocking Strategies  |  Pricing Advisory  |  Landlord Representation


Staragri Finance

Session Partner

StarAgri Finance is a trusted financial partner to rural India providing integrated credit services and customised financing solutions for diverse agri-asset and collateral needs. With easy, transparent and affordable access to credit, we enable small and large Indian farmers, farmer groups, agri- and allied businesses to access finance for their agri-business needs.

SFL offers agri-based loans as well as Loan Against Property (LAP) to borrowers dealing in agricultural commodities, traders, farm producer organisations, agri enterprises, etc., finance against warehouse receipts as well as unsecured loans against imperfect collateral especially to customers in rural and semi-urban areas.
Currently, the company has 24 branches/spokes across 6 states in the country and 190 employees. As on March 31, 2018, the company had a gross loan book of Rs. 485.91 crores and tangible net worth of Rs. 169.86 crores.