Kalpesh KikaniSenior Partner at AION Capital Partners
Mr. Kikani is a Senior Partner at AION Capital Partners where he leads all aspects of the private equity business. Prior to joining AION, Mr. Kikani spent 15 years with ICICI. As part of ICICI Bank’s senior management team, most recently he served as the Global Head of Structured Finance & Special Situations at ICICI Bank, where he oversaw India-focused investment teams based in Mumbai, Singapore and London. Prior to this, Mr. Kikani established and headed the corporate and investment banking business for ICICI Bank UK PLC focusing on leveraged and structured finance transactions, both outbound and inbound for Indian companies, with teams based in the United Kingdom, Germany and Belgium. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kikani has amassed deep experience in investing in Indian enterprises in the areas of project finance, structured finance and distressed investing. Mr. Kikani has led five of the largest multi-billion dollar debt restructurings in India over the past decade in the oil & gas and iron & steel sectors. Mr. Kikani has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and an MBA from the University of Bombay and is a charter holder member of the CFA Institute, USA.