Arvind played a role in the creation, structuring and placement of a nearly $ 1 billion India Infrastructure Fund. In addition Arvind was instrumental in the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Fund ( $ 780 million), the Asian Infrastructure Mezzanine Capital Fund ( $ 265 million) , The Asian Equity Infrastructure Fund ( $ 400 million), Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC), and the AIG Sectoral Equity Fund ( $ 110 million).
He has helped structure, and invested in, over 30 private equity funds, including 5 infrastructure funds and a number of General Partnerships. While at ADB, Citi and Standard Chartered Bank, Arvind gained exposure to equity investments and lending.
Arvind's experience encompasses both fund and direct investing in the emerging markets of Asia.
He has been a member of Investment Committees and fund boards. The funds have targeted investments in India & China besides several other emerging markets of Asia.
He has worked on funds with Limited Partners such as the Asian Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), CalPERS, La Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, the Prudential Insurance Corporation of America and some of the leading institutional investors in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and India.
Arvind has promoted the theme of corporate governance in many of these funds, particularly those involving CalPERS. He has authored a number of articles on corporate governance.
In his 33 year experience, Arvind has undergone a variety of training including investment banking at Goldman Sachs & Citi in New York and in capital market regulation at the US Securities & Exchange Commission.
Arvind has attended short management courses of the Columbia Business School and that of Cornell University besides an investment management workshop at the Harvard Business School.