Sunil is an entrepreneur, investor, advisor and mentor with over 20 years of experience in financial consulting, portfolio management and Investment Banking. He is the Managing Partner of Sprout Group.
Prior to founding Sprout, Sunil has worked with MAPE Advisory Group, a leading mid market investment bank as Vice President in their Investment Banking Division. Prior to this, Sunil has worked with JP Morgan in their investment banking division. Between the two organizations Sunil has worked on transactions worth over USD 1,000mn+ and was instrumental in crafting, leading and closing transactions of USD 650mn.
Sunil has been an active angel investor and also mentors a number of start-up founders on strategy and growth.
Sunil holds a MBA from SP Jain Centre of Management, is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelors in Commerce from Bengaluru University.
Sr. Vice President - Debt
Vishwanath is a Finance Professional with more than 25 years of Collective Experience in the Indian Financial Services Domain across Structured Finance, Investment Banking, Real Estate Finance, Lending, Capital Markets, Credit, Collections, Asset Management and Wealth Management, Insurance and an investor in start-ups.
Prior to Joining Sprout, Vishwanath has worked with Cushman & Wakefield, Religare Finvest, India Infoline, DSP Merryll Lynch in various leadership positions. Across the various stints, Vishwanath has worked on transactions across Structured Finance, Take Out Funding, Sale, Lease and Buyback, Loan Against Shares (Listed and Unlisted), Margin Financing, Loan Against Mutual Funds, Buy Back Offer Financing and IPO Financing and has Led Collections for Retail and Corporate Clients as well. Vishwanath has worked on successful lending transactions worth over USD 2000 mn
Vishwanath is a Post Graduate Diploma holder in Financial Management, Cost Accountant and holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Delhi University.
Rakshith has over 4 years of experience in Investment Banking, financial planning and Auditing. At Sprout, Rakshith predominantly spends his time in the consumer and consumer-tech sectors. Over the last three years, he has led execution for various deals totalling $50mn+ in transaction value
Prior to joining Sprout, Rakshith interned with Dhariwal & Sreenivas, a leading mid market Chartered Accountant & Advisory firm and worked across multiple segments including Audit, Taxation, Litigations and Advisory.
Rakshith is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelors in Commerce from Bengaluru University.