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IN CONVERSATION WITH RUCHI KHAJANCHI

Our Partner, Aditya Jha, talks to Ruchi Khajanchi, Chief Financial Officer, A91 Partners, about setting up a presence in GIFT City. One of the first few AIFs to register in GIFT City, A91 is a pioneer in terms of size, complexity and pooling of significant institutional investors.

Being an emerging hub, they discuss why GIFT City was chosen as a pooling jurisdiction and some of the key advantages. They explore some of the practical challenges A91 faced while setting up in GIFT City and the future of GIFT City as the ecosystem evolves.

Profile

Ruchi Khajanchi

Ruchi Khajanchi is the Chief Financial Officer, A91 Partners, a growth equity fund investing in sectors such as consumer goods and services, financial services, healthcare and technology.

Ruchi has over 12 years of transaction advisory experience advising clients on several complex assignments and has been involved in advising on M&A, business restructuring and cross-border structuring. She also has experience in fund-raising as well as setting up PE/VC funds and has worked with clients across various industries including technology, media, real estate, pharmaceuticals and logistics.

She is a member of the Indian Venture and Alternate Capital Association – Venture Capital Council, a rank-holder chartered accountant and CFA level 2 candidate.

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