About Us



Aarayaa (CFI India) is ranked 5th in India for the Year 2019 as per Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) League Tables in terms of number of deals closed in Mid Market Segment for values up to USD 500 mn.

Aarayaa is a non-fund based investment bank focusing in the niche area of assisting companies in their investments in and out of India. We help Indian players in their effort to globalize their operation and foreign companies to enter into India. We provide a wide range of services ranging from finding acquisition targets to setting up operations in target jurisdiction, from fund raising to restructuring, valuation to tax planning of cross border investments.

We at Aarayaa are a team of professionals from various disciplines like management graduates, chartered accountants, lawyers, etc. to deliver seamless cross-border services we have an established network with investment bankers, accountants and lawyers in various countries, which we use effectively to provide local advice.

We understand the impact of valuations, various laws and tax structures on business. After managing various projects we are aware of the critical issues like protection and location of intellectual property, potential exit strategies such as M&A, IPO etc. This deep understanding of business has influenced our services. Needless to say, we not only consider our clients future business strategies but also discuss various options that open up while helping them in setting up overseas operations.

Aarayaa has been ranked as one of the leading advisor’s in India in several leauge tables and has won several awards and recogination for the same.

Aarayaa is an exclusive Indian member of The Corporate Finance International Group (www.thecfigroup.com) – a group of leading boutique investment banks specializing in cross-border acquisition, divestiture, capital raising, and related services having 16 Member firms, 26 offices across 18 countries, 250+ professionals with a track record of over 500 cross-border transactions since 2010. Corporate Finance international focuses exclusively on middle market transaction with an average deal size approximately (€10 M to €1 Bn)

Our sister company V.B. Desai Financial Services Limited is a SEBI registered Category I Merchant Banker and have managed than 100 Public Offerings and also underwritten about 150 Public offerings. It is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange since 1986.

Our associates are also qualified as Registered Valuers (Securities or Financial Assets) and Insolvency Professionals with Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).