Franchise India Partners
24 - 25 JuneJW Marriott Hotel, Aerocity,
New Delhi, India
Hotline Nos.
+91 9310185550,
+91 9310606007

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Rajesh Srivastava

Mr. Rajesh Srivastava,Chairman & Managing Director, Rabo Equity Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Rajesh Srivastava is the Chairman & Managing Director of Rabo Equity Advisors, managing Rabobank sponsored private equity funds (AUM US$270mln), both focused on food and agribusiness. The Funds have blue chip investors like Rabobank; IFC; CDC Group, UK; Asian Development Bank; Generali Insurance, Italy; FMO; Proparco, France; IFU, Denmark amongst their investors. He has so far closed 12 investments, all in different sub-sectors and has made 5 profitable exits.

Before setting up the private equity business, Rajesh was Managing Director (Corporate & Commercial Banking) of Rabobank India. Concurrently, he was Regional Head, Asia for food and agribusiness for over 5 years based in Singapore. In Rabobank, he is credited with setting up several new products such as Strategic Advisory, Renewable Energy, Carbon Credits and Micro Finance. Before Rabobank, he was with Lazard Brothers' Venture Capital arm where he set up the largest VC Fund of the time for SMEs. Starting his career with Bank of Baroda, he has over 37 years of experience in corporate and investment banking.

Rajesh is regarded as a pioneer in establishing a private equity market for food and agribusiness sector and for advocacy on policies on agriculture/food processing. Amongst others, he sits on the CII National Committees on Agriculture, Food Processing and Innovation, Chairs CII Northern Regional Committee on Agriculture and Food Processing, and the Advisory Board of Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation.

Rajesh is an Economics and Law graduate and a post graduate in Western History.

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