Vijay Kumar has over three decades of strong expertise in corporate finance, fund raising and M&A. He also holds strong understanding of information technology and banking, having fulfilled several leadership roles at prominent franchises such as NIIT and ICICI.
Vijay worked with the NIIT Group between 2000 and 2012 where he was responsible for M&A and corporate finance activities of the group. During his stint, he led several large ticket transactions involving the acquisition and divestiture of companies, establishing strategic alliances, and undertaking corporate restructuring.
Prior to the year 2000, he worked for over 15 years with the ICICI Group, fulfilling various roles across the group’s project financing and investment banking divisions. His last position with the group was as Head of Investment Banking at ICICI Securities.
Since 2012, Vijay leverages his deep domain knowledge to advise companies in fund raising, M&A and corporate structuring. He is associated as an Advisor or Director on the board of various companies spanning various sectors including BPO, Media and Private Equity. He also continues to be a consultant with NIIT Technologies. Vijay also serves as an Independent Director on the board of Vastu Housing Finance Corporation Limited. He holds a B.Tech degree from IIT Delhi and an M.B.A from FMS, University of Delhi.