ANNAT JAIN has more than 15 years of investment and development experience in South Asia and the United States. Prior to this, Annat founded and led the investment and asset management operations of NY based Avenue Capital Group in South Asia. Annat created and managed the office of senior investment professionals in New Delhi for this $12 billion fund. Apart from his role as Country Manager and Managing Director for South Asia, Annat worked as a regional resource for Avenue’s investments in South East Asia.

Annat was exclusively responsible for originating, reviewing, negotiating, deal structuring and for deal closure. Subsequent to any investment, his role was to establish and monitor the portfolio companies, and to lead the creation of shareholder value at the Board level of the portfolio companies. Prior to joining Avenue Asia, Annat founded an Indian investment advisory firm that partnered with Lehman Brothers and other global institutional investors to purchase distressed loans in India. Prior to this, he worked in direct investments and the development of Energy and Telecom businesses in India for Enron International.

Annat received a Masters of Public Administration (International Finance) from Columbia University in New York, and a Masters and Bachelors of Architecture from Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. He has a deep interest in Indian history and politics, and is the proud father of two delightful toddlers.

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