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Nachiket Naik

Head - Corporate Lending

Nachiket Naik, a founding member of Arka Fincap, is the Head of Corporate Lending. He has over 25 years of experience in the credit and debt markets. With his vast expertise, he has held leadership positions in prominent financial institutions such as IREP Credit Capital, UBS, ABN AMRO and Infrastructure Leasing & Finance (IL&FS).

In 2012, Nachiket founded IREP, steering it successfully for six years and cultivating a diverse portfolio across marquee transactions. During his tenure at UBS, he was an Executive director, where he set up the Debt Capital Markets and Financing franchisee, along with the origination, structuring, execution, and distribution of both onshore and offshore transactions. Before UBS, during his six-year tenure at ABN AMRO, he spearheaded several landmark transactions, including acquisition financings for Tata Steel - Corus, Hindalco - Novelis, and Suzlon - RE Power. He also led first-time offshore borrowings for several mid-market Indian companies and developed their first-ever structured funding for infrastructure companies in India. During his tenure at ABN AMRO, the organisation was voted the India Debt House of the Year for three consecutive years by several international publications.

Before joining ABN AMRO, Nachiket was with Infrastructure Leasing & Finance (IL&FS) where he was instrumental to the Investment Banking Division in handling the asset and structured finance business. His experience extends to his work with Credit Analysis & Research (CARE), where he looked after the financial sector and structured finance rating.

Nachiket is an engineer and holds an MBA.