vikas.dawraVikas Dawra is a Senior Managing Director in the Investment Banking team at YES Securities, a 100% subsidiary of YES BANK. Vikas has over 18 years of investment banking experience having worked across sectors. At YES Bank, Vikas has led over 60 successful M&A, PE and ECM transactions in domestically and overseas. Additionally Vikas leads the Sustainable Investment Banking (SIB) division of YES BANK, which focuses on providing Investment Banking & advisory services to businesses operating in the area of renewable energy, environmental services and social & financial inclusion.

As part of the investment banking team, SIB offers the full bouquet of corporate finance services including M&As (Domestic & Cross Border), private equity fund syndication, joint venture advisory, equity capital markets (IPOs, follow on fund raising), technology transfer and commercialization advisory. At SIB, Vikas has led over 30 transactions in the sustainability space, cumulating to a total transaction value of over USD 6.5 bn.

Prior to joining YES BANK, he was Associate Director, M&A at Rabo India Finance, Mumbai. Vikas also spent 5 years with Arthur Andersen both in Delhi and Mumbai. Vikas holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from PEC, Chandigarh and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi.