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About Us

Our focus on end-to-end financial services offerings sets Nucleus Partners apart from many other investment advisory firms

Nucleus Partners® is a specialized financial advisory firm. We work closely with entrepreneurs in achieving their growth plans by arranging funds from Private Equity Firms (PE) or Venture Capital Firms (VC) or Seed Funds. We also provide end-to-end M&A advisory.
We are a sector and stage agnostic investment bank, specialize in preparing business plans / financial model, business valuation as per Indian / international practices, transaction due-diligence, and transaction structuring.
We have on board with us a team of accomplished professionals who have previous track record of working on landmark transactions (M&A and Private Equity) worldwide. We have a proven ability to build businesses, intermediate capital and provide value-added strategic advice.


We are a diverse team of successful entrepreneurs and corporate executives with extensive expertise in building, shaping, and growing companies.

Abhishek Vaish

Abhishek looks after the overall execution of the projects at Nucleus Partners. He has over ten years of relevant experience in investment banking and private equity in India and Europe. He has been working with Nucleus Partners since Apr-2012 and focusing on M&A and PE/VC syndication for highly growing SMEs across various sectors in India. Prior to Nucleus Partners, he has worked with Goldman Sachs for more than five years, where he worked on various sectors operating in various geographies. He was elemental to the success of seven transactions at Goldman - one private equity investment in India, three mergers in the UK/Europe, two sell-sides in the UK/Europe, and one IPO in the UK.Prior to Goldman Sachs, he has worked with Grant Thornton (Delhi) and Dewan P.N. Chopra & Co. (reputed CA firm in Delhi), where he worked on various corporate finance assignments involving business valuations, transaction due-diligence, corporate re-structuring, cross-border assignments, etc. He holds Chartered Accountant from ICAI and bachelor of commerce with honors from Delhi University. He has undergone various management trainings of international standards in his corporate career in India and the UK.
  • Sankalp has a rich experience of around seven years working as a strategic advisor to quite a few companies across various sectors in India viz. IT/ITes, healthcare, hospitality, and human resources. He specialises in corporate and business development strategy, and has played an active role in helping quite a few companies to grow operations or to raise finances for their businesses. He is a graduate from Purdue University in the US where he completed his Bachelors in Computer Technology and also did a Certification in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
  • Suresh Goyal is a Chartered Accountant with more than twenty years of post qualification experience. He has handled several prestigious corporate advisory assignments with various Banks, PSUs, and Private Industry Groups in India and abroad. He shares good relationships with various Banks and Financial Institutions in India. He is an entrepreneur at heart and supports various businesses by providing strategic advisory and support. He is a managing director of a reputed advisory firm – SSRA Consulting in Delhi.
  • Jilani has a rich experience in strategic & legal consulting, fund raising and financial restructuring. He has been consulting various reputed industry groups in sectors like IT/ITeS, healthcare, education, telecom, and information security for over fifteen years. He is also currently on the board of few IT/ITeS and specialized manufacturing companies He is an electronics graduate and has completed his MBA (Finance & Systems) from Gulbarga University in 1995. He has also undergone postgraduate program from IIM Bangalore in strategic management & leadership, and from ESADE (Spain) in global business management He is also a director in a reputed advisory firm – SSRA Consulting and is based out of Bangalore
  • Ashish Kumar is a renowned and accomplished senior travel management professional with over 36 years of experience panning Business Strategy, Planning, Development, Operations & Business Transformation. Ashish started his career with “Mercury Travel Ltd", a subsidiary of The Oberoi Hotels and He was also the EVP – Operations at International Travel House – an ITC group company listed on stock exchange. He advised Centrum on post merger integration of Club 7 Holidays. He setup India operations of tour operator in UK as well as operations of various companies in India such as P&O Travel, Reliance retail – Travel and Sahara Global. He is currently a Managing Partner at Agnitio Consulting.
  • Deepak has over eight years of work experience in assurance, indirect tax, and corporate laws.He started his career with Reliance Industries and had a three years stint in manager cadre and later moved to start his own practice and has been serving clients for over last three years. He has been actively involved in consultation and advisory services to various domestic and foreign clients on FEMA, international taxation and company law. He has advised clients in setting-up of business in India and has also been involved in due diligence in direct tax and accounting . He is a FCA from ICAI, a licentiate of the ICSI, and also holds DISA from ICAI. He is a managing partner of a reputed CA firm – SDAV & Co in Delhi.
  • Satish has been in practice for more than nine years in assurance, direct tax, and corporate laws. He has been actively involved in providing consultations to various domestic and foreign clients on risk advisory, assurance, direct tax and corporate laws including FEMA/ FERA laws compliances and transfer pricing.He is an FCA from ICAI, a member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), USA and also holds DISA from ICAI and bachelor of commerce with honors from Delhi University. He is a managing partner of reputed CA firm – SRKA & Co in Delhi.
  • Milan has a rich experience of more than sixteen years in corporate and investment banking. He has a good understanding of various sectors in India and has strong connections with reputed industry groups, HNIs, and PE investors. He has advised on several strategic sales of assets in emerging markets (including Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan ,etc).Milan has previously worked as a Regional Head at Axis Bank where he helped corporate raise billions of dollar in power and infrastructure sector. He is a graduate of London Business School (LBS) where he completed his MS (Finance). He is also a director in a reputed advisory firm – Rivergate Capital in Delhi (specialising on wealth management).


We help our clients defining and executing key growth strategies, delivering a great launch experience, bringing new products and services to market, and securing funding. From strategy review and development to hands-on implementation, we help our clients achieve long-term growth.


  • Start-up Financing
  • Structuring Business Plan and Financial Model relevant for Investors
  • Introductions with Private Equity Funds, Venture Capital Firms, or Seed Funds
  • Business Valuation
  • Sector Insights
  • Managing Q&A with Investors
  • Term Sheets or Transaction Structuring

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Scouting Companies for M&A
  • Foreign Direct Investments (FDI)
  • Business Valuation
  • Financial Pro-Forma Analysis
  • Accretion or Dilution Analysis
  • Transaction Due Diligence
  • Transaction Structuring

Business Plans

  • Industry Trends and Outlook
  • Competitors Analysis
  • Projecting Financials with right drivers
  • Structuring Business Story
  • Preparing Investor Presentation or IM

Business Valuations

  • Validating Financial Projections
  • PE / VC / Angel Investments Valuation
  • ESOPs Valuation
  • M&A or Joint Venture Valuations
  • DCF Valuation
  • Relative Valuation
  • Precedent Transactions Valuation

Transaction Support

  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Accounting Due Diligence
  • Tax and Legal Due Diligence
  • India Entry Strategies
  • Investment Term Sheets
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Memorandum of Understandings (MoU)

Loans from Banks or NBFCs

  • Project Finance
  • Term Loans
  • Working Capital Loans
  • Acquisition Financing
  • ECBs or FCCBs

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