Ateet Sanghavi is a Partner of Purple Ventures, and heads diversified functions, as finance, business development, ideating & incubating ideas.
Prior to starting Purple Ventrues, Ateet was an associate with the Investment Banking/ Mergers and Acquisitions Department at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, previously known as DSP Merrill Lynch Limited, India’s leading investment bank. During his 6 years tenure, he was involved in raising and executing over USD 16.0 bn through various capital market/M&A deals, with some of the largest deals in Indian history.
He is also currently a board member / honorary board member / advisor / chairperson / mentor to various listed and non listed companies in India and internationally including Universal business School, Dasra, rentomojo, Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Garware Club House. He often also gives guest lecturers to various education institution including the prestigious Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research.
He has a Bachelors and Masters in commerce from University of Mumbai and is also a graduate of the prestigious Wharton Business School’s Executive Program on Investment Banking.