Swell Financial is a 30 years old boutique investment banking firm focused on providing strategic advisory, mergers & acquisition, private equity, and other financial services across India and companies from the USA. Advised several companies in raising funds both equity and debt and the clients include both small, medium, and large companies.
Our business has evolved in a disciplined, organic manner due to our moral focus on innovation. It's in our DNA to incubate, launch, and scale new platforms and products organically—often at the start of significant market trends. We have built an ecosystem of insight, engagement, and cooperation across our platforms and products over the last 30 years.
We help create the future of alternative asset management with our long track record, diverse collection of investment techniques, and strategic focus toward high-growth areas such as technology, healthcare, and impact. Our team comprises world-class executives and business leaders with an average of 30+ years of experience, including an average tenure at Swell of more than 15 years, and who are backed up by a skilled team of experts.
Who We Are?
Swell Financial is a boutique investment banking firm with a 30-year track record advising Indian and American corporations on strategic matters, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and other financial services. With clients ranging from small to large firms, we assist them in raising equity and debt money—the enterprises on the listed range from manufacturing to service organizations.
Swell Financial works with entrepreneurs and management teams who have a vision for scalable, long-term enterprises and the determination to see them through. Our investment team's strength and ability to uncover significant value–creation opportunities, along with our rigorous process and targeted approach to investing, allows us to back high-quality businesses and add value to them, resulting in superior risk-adjusted returns.
Swell Financial will make use of its three-decade-old network of corporate partnerships, as well as its proven deal sourcing and research expertise. Our innate skills, along with our team's strong business acumen and financial experience, help our investee companies expand faster and produce long-term shareholder value. It takes more than money to build a successful business. That's why, at Swell Financial, we help and advise our clients in a proactive, hands-on manner.
Our knowledgeable team offers a wide range of expertise and industry experience. At the same time, we can help businesses uncover and realize their true growth potential by leveraging our extensive local and global network. We believe that having a fantastic team is the most excellent way to assure the success of our investments. Our professionals infuse each deal with a wealth of sector knowledge, best global practices, and quality.
- Mergers & Acquisitions
Our clients benefit from our three decades of experience and knowledge of markets, trends, and possibilities in evaluating expansion strategies and identifying ideal growth partners. The value that may be unlocked through company combinations and targeted acquisitions is frequently difficult to achieve. It necessitates a systematic approach to guarantee the transaction's fit for a specific target and realize anticipated strategies and prospects.
- Strategic Advisory
We have a proven track record in corporate strategic advisory services and can help clients better understand their alternatives for growing, exiting, or repositioning their organization. We take part in all essential strategic and decision-making processes debates.
- Private Equity
Swell Financial Services is one of India's leading advisors in private equity. We have helped companies raise over two thousand crores in private equity and debt funding.
Established in 1991, Swell Financial is an investment banking firm. Swell Financial is a well-known financial services company, focusing on delivering a wide range of services to enterprises, financial institutions, high-net-worth people, and retail investors. Mergers and acquisitions, strategic consultancy, and private equity are just a few of the services we offer.
We have pioneered various strategies and transactions for a diverse customer base across countries, gaining valuable knowledge and competence in the process. Each proposal is tailored to the client's needs and backed up by exceptional execution to achieve optimum benefits. We have partnered with several leading Indian and international corporations throughout our journey, earning their faith and confidence.
Our well-established strategies guarantee complete secrecy for all clients, providing them complete confidence in dispute resolution and confidentiality. We are a highly talented group of professionals who bring a diverse set of skills, knowledge, and experience to the workplace, all of which contribute significantly to the success of our companies.
Dr. A S Durga Prasad
Founder & Promoter, Swell Financial Services
Dr. A S Durga Prasad has over three decades of extensive experience in public issues as advisors, underwriters, and brokers. He has been involved in technology evaluation, project reports, funding arrangements, post-funding monitoring, NCD funding, advisors to public issues, inter-corporate deposit arrangements, revival strategy for sick units, rehabilitation of sick units, and debt restructuring. He was appointed on the special committee for professional colleges regarding fees structure by Govt. of India under orders from the Supreme Court.
Dr. A S Durga Prasad mainly focuses on the revival of sick companies and those under incipient sickness. Moreover, he specializes in identifying early warning signals and helping the management monitor them on a month-on-month basis. Besides, his skills include aligning performance monitoring, cost management, and budgetary control systems to financial reporting. Also, he actively participates in audit committee meetings to sensitize independent directors on crucial business strategies followed by client companies.
Furthermore, his prime focus is on non-statutory consulting, mainly designing MIS, cost accounting systems, performance management systems, budgetary control systems, private equity, and venture capital funding. In addition, he has immense expertise in management consulting using new technology as enablers, valuation, tie-ups, turnaround strategies, activity-based costing, business intelligence-linked balanced scorecard systems, productivity improvement, material management, and process quality systems marketing.
Co-founder, Swell Financial Services
M. Gopalakrishnan has over 40 years of experience in the revival of sick companies and those under incipient sickness. His core responsibilities include identifying early warning signals and helping the management monitor them on a month-on-month basis. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in public issues as advisors to the problem for first-time entrants to share market as a part of project finance under the institutional arrangement.
Moreover, his crucial skills include aligning performance monitoring, cost management, and budgetary control systems to financial reporting. Besides, he actively participates in audit committee meetings to sensitize independent directors on key business strategies followed by client companies.
M. Gopalakrishnan mainly focuses on non-statutory consulting in MIS design, cost accounting systems, performance management systems, budgetary control systems, venture funding, new technology evaluation and tie-ups, and turnaround strategies. Also, he is adept in activity-based costing and business intelligence-linked balanced scorecard systems, productivity improvement, material management, and process quality systems marketing. Moreover, he has been involved in technology evaluation, project reports, funding arrangements, post-funding monitoring, NCD funding, advisors to public issues, inter-corporate deposit arrangements, revival strategy for sick units, and rehabilitation of sick units.
Director, Swell Financial Services
A management accountant by qualification, Srinivasan Narayanan has been in the industry for over 40 years. Srinivasan Narayanan began his career as an entrepreneur in 1998 when he joined Swell Financial Services in Hyderabad. His vision is building competence to create a world of excellence. He aspires to develop work-ready accounting professionals, ranging from beginners to finance experts seeking to advance their careers.
Srinivasan Narayanan has worked in Hindustan Monarch Pvt. Ltd., an automotive chain manufacturing unit in Hyderabad; Indian Potash Ltd., an all-India joint-sector fertilizer import and distribution company in Hyderabad; Duncan Agro-Industries Ltd, a leaf tobacco exporting company in Guntur; Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation, a state-run development financial institution in Hyderabad; SOL Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a bulk drug and formulations manufacturing company in Hyderabad.
At Ajaya Kumar Associates in Hyderabad, Srinivasan Narayanan has done management consulting. He joined Propart Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., an F&A Business Process Management (BPM) firm, as a co-owner in 2003. Currently, Srinivasan Narayanan serves on the boards of Swell Financial Services Pvt. Ltd, Propart Solutions India Pvt. Ltd, and Sreshtaya Softtech India Pvt. Ltd. are all headquartered in Hyderabad.