ICICI Securities investment banking business consists of equity capital market services and financial advisory services that cater to corporate clients, government, and financial sponsors. The Company is familiar with its clients' business models and the financial solutions are tailored to meet their needs.
ICICI Securities has been among the top position holders of the investment banking league tables for quite some time. This business has a strong Equity Capital Market (ECM) practice that cuts across all fundraising and consolidation products. A 60+ strong corporate finance team helps the Company in providing a complete suite of ECM, Debt Capital Market (DCM), Mergers & Acquisition (M&A), advisory, private equity advisory services etc. to its clients. The team comprises of bankers that cover majority of the corporates across almost all industry verticals. The team is equipped with a deep understanding of the sectors they cover, as well as have longstanding relationships with leading corporates/conglomerates of the country and overseas. The team also covers the financial sponsors, private equity houses, sovereign wealth funds, special situation funds, funds dedicated to stressed assets and family office funds. The business also has a formidable execution team which provides end-to-end product solutions for the clients including DCM and structured finance products. This team carries deep understanding of the regulatory framework for the primary and secondary markets' products.
The Company over the years has expanded its coverage of sectors and client base. It has thus been able to encompass services (such as to M&A and PE advisory) beyond ECM products in its suite of offerings. This has helped the Company to stay relevant with the clients through their complete corporate finance cycle and offer meaningful advice in both bull and bear markets.
The capabilities of the corporate finance team include origination and execution of all types of fund raising such as initial public offerings, qualified institutional placements, rights issuances, follow on offerings, preferential issues among others. On the consolidation side, the team has advised and managed some of the biggest and complex open offers (take overs), delisting, buybacks, scheme of arrangements, merger and acquisitions in the country.