Updated: August 10, 2022 4:19 p.m. STI
Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]August 10 (ANI/NewsSee): AWR Lloyd, one of the Indo-Pacific’s leading corporate finance and strategy consultancies, announced its entry into India through a strategic partnership with Centrum Capital Limited, the Investment Banking arm of the diversified financial services organisation, Centrum Group.
AWR Lloyd and Centrum will combine their expertise in the infrastructure, energy and utilities, cleantech, logistics and mobility sectors. The companies will work closely with private and public sector companies and financial institutions to deliver scalable investment banking products, breakthrough solutions and actionable insights for more sustainable development, as well as broad investor outreach to term, including impact funds.
Alexander Wood, CEO and co-founder of AWR Lloyd, expressed his enthusiasm: “Freed from the bureaucracy and conflicts of traditional consultancies and large banks, the Centrum-AWR Lloyd alliance will bring new and innovative perspectives to customers in India. The companies share a fiercely independent and entrepreneurial spirit. Both have a reputation for thinking outside the box of conventional thinking. The new partnership will formulate bespoke solutions and implement transactions for clients in India, designed to accelerate transformation into business models, capital structures and asset portfolios. We look forward to working with Sandeep and the Centrum teams. »
Sandeep Upadhyay, Managing Director (Infrastructure Advisory) at Centrum Capital, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the very talented team at AWR Lloyd. I am certain that leveraging our synergistic expertise will bring even more innovative solutions to our clients. continues to present tremendous opportunities in fundraising and business consulting, which, combined with the focus on sustainability transformation, will prove extremely accretive in the long run. »
AWR Lloyd is ranked 3rd by Vault for “Innovation” among Asia-Pacific advisory firms in 2022. Founded in 2000, the firm has a 22-year track record of providing advisory services in strategy, equity and project across the Indo-Pacific region, from South East Asia to the Middle East, with strong connections to the UK and Australia.
Recent assignments include advising on the US$1.1 billion sale of Singapore-based solar power group Sunseap to Portuguese utility EDPR, on behalf of long-term Asian energy client Banpu; resilience advice to the US government regarding the impact of COVID-19 throughout Southeast Asia; and fundraising advisory for a US$5.5 billion rail and infrastructure project between Laos and Vietnam.
Centrum Capital’s infrastructure advisory covers a wide range of sectors such as infrastructure, renewable energy, electric mobility, logistics and warehousing, among others. Some of their recent transactions include raising private equity and growth capital for fast-growing companies such as Premier Energies and Jupiter International in clean energy and technology, and raising funds for start-ups. -ups in the two- and four-wheel categories pursuing greater durability.
AWR Lloyd is ranked among the top strategy consultancies for ‘Innovation’ and for ‘Diversity’ in the Asia-Pacific region. Since its inception 22 years ago, the firm has carried out more than 500 assignments for companies and public sectors in the Indo-Pacific region, providing tailor-made and personalized services in strategy consulting, project consulting and mergers and acquisitions and corporate development.
AWR Lloyd provides innovative “Antifragile” strategy and implementation support to help make businesses more resilient to the growing impact of disruptive megatrends such as climate change and COVID-19. To this end, the firm provides expert advice on measuring and improving ESG performance, develops cutting-edge sustainable solutions for public and private sector finance and helps large industrial companies implement the transition. energy, reduce negative impacts and accelerate the global transition to a more sustainable economic paradigm. .
Centrum, one of India’s fastest growing and diversified financial services groups, has been serving the financial and advisory needs of institutions and individuals for two and a half decades. Our institutional services include investment banking and brokerage with FIIs, pension funds, Indian mutual funds, national institutions, etc.
We also provide wealth management services to HNIs and Family Offices, affordable housing finance in Tier 2 and 3 cities, and retail brokerage services. Our asset management business has funds in private debt and venture capital. We have been providing MSME loans and microfinance for a few years. With the merger of these businesses with Unity Small Finance Bank, our newest venture, they are expected to grow significantly. We are a PAN India Group with a strong management team of seasoned and proven professionals operating in over 140 cities and with an international presence in Singapore.
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