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Founder & Chairman,


Arvind is a distinguished professional in the private equity and venture capital industry in the Asia-Pacific region. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Indian Limited Partner Association.


During his tenure at the Asian Development Bank-one of Asia's  private equity limited partner-, he was  instrumental in attracting significant institutional investors to Asia, such as CalPERS, CDPQ, AMP, and several American and Japanese insurance companies for private equity funds.


As the President of IVCA, he spearheaded the promotion of best practices and reforms in private equity and venture capital. He collaborated closely with prominent industry leaders, including KKR, Sequoia, HDFC Property, TVS Capital, and Barings, among others, to encourage the adoption of best practices in private equity, buyouts, and venture capital and drive reforms.


Arvind he served as a member of the Securities & Exchange Board of India's (SEBI)

N. Narayanmurthy-led Committee on Alternative Investment Funds, alongside KKR, TPG, Carlyle, and other distinguished members, to produce three reports for submission to the then Minister of Finance, Arun Jaitley. Arvind also mentored a start-up entrepreneur under a Goldman Sachs program. 


With over 30 years of experience in private equity, venture capital, IPOs, mergers & acquisitions, and investments, he led a team of multinational professionals in managing a portfolio of direct investments and over 30 private equity and venture capital funds at the Asian Development Bank. He has exposure to investments in several Asian countries, including India and China, and engineered several exits. 


At Citi, he was instrumental in structuring a US $ 1 billion private equity fund. He helped establish several other private equity funds while at the Asian Development Bank.He has experience in all stages of private equity, including due diligence, valuation, fund formation, mobilizing LP commitments, making drawdowns, identifying and negotiating investments, adding value to funds and portfolio companies, and exiting by various methods, including strategic sales, sales to other LPs, IPOs, and other funds. 

Besides being a CFA Charterholder, Arvind attended private equity training  at the Harvard Business School(HBS) in 2006 as well as training in sustainability investing at HBS Online in October,2023. Arvind holds the FRM certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals. 

Arvind Mathur

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