Since joining in 2015, Vikash has been a part of Cappella’s founding team and has been instrumental in establishing the company. As head of the listed initiatives, he is leading the maiden InvIT listing in Indian Edu Infra sector – Schoolhouse InvIT.
He is a chartered accountant and a graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi.
Vikash has 17+ years of experience in investments, corporate finance, M&A, and fund-raise initiatives. Previously, he worked with the Religare Group where he executed transactions aggregating USD 1 Bn in cross-border M&A, and capital-raising across India and South-East Asia across various sectors.
Early in his career, he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Financial Advisory Division providing strategic advice to clients such as valuations, corporate finance, group restructuring, and investment banking across varied industries.
Anuraag, with 12+ years of experience in the real estate investment sector, has been a part of Cappella since 2017.
Anuraag has headed Cappella’s strategic diversification into student housing assets. He is responsible for the oversight of investment and acquisitions, portfolio companies, and asset management.
He has extensive experience in real estate investment, planning, management, and construction. Prior to Cappella, he was a Senior Manager at Alexandria Equities Management.
Kirti provides strategic leadership from pipeline formulation to investments. She is responsible for building relationships with stakeholders, including bankers, investors, and operator partners. She also leads marketing and communication initiatives.
She has played a crucial role in the establishment of Cappella Educore as an investment vertical under Cerestra Ventures.
Kirti holds 12+ years of experience in private equity investment and consulting. She has previously worked at Acuity Knowledge Partners, where she played an integral role in ensuring the company’s portfolio enhancement.
Sai has been a part of Cerestra since 2017. With 8+ years of experience in handling private equity investments and its regulatory, risk management and corporate governance matters, Sai Krishna handles the legal and regulatory aspects of investment transactions. Prior to Cappella he has worked with GSS Group and Aparna Group as Company Secretary and Compliance Officer.
Vishal holds over 20 years of experience in real estate advisory and management of ground-up development of core assets. He has global investment experience across Singapore, Indian, and US markets.
He conceptualized and executed the investment strategies of various verticals of Cerestra as an umbrella institution spread across education, life sciences, and industrial sectors. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and Graduate School of Design.
Jasmeet holds over 20 years’ experience in real estate private equity, with two India-focused funds having an aggregate of USD 2 billion under management.
As part of the founding team of Cerestra Ventures, he heads the entire fund-raising program spread across six funds aggregating USD 600 million and manages a portfolio of over USD 1 billion across different life stages. He successfully identified opportunities with commitments over USD 350 million spread pan-India across residential, commercial, and IT/ITES SEZ parks, with the total area exceeding 25 million square feet. He also possesses significant experience in deal making, fund-raising, third-party portfolio management and special situations.