Vikas Dawra is Managing Director- Investment Banking at YES BANK with 17 years of experience across a range of industries and geographies.
At YES BANK, Vikas has led cross-border M&A, PE placements and ECM mandates. Besides India, he has led successful transactions in US, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Additionally Vikas leads the Sustainable Investment Banking (SIB) division of YES BANK which focuses on providing Investment Banking & advisory services (M&A, JVs, Private Equity, Capital Market) to businesses operating in the area of renewable energy, environmental services and social & financial inclusion.
At SIB, Vikas has led over 25 transactions in the sustainability space, cumulating to a total transaction value of over USD 6 bn.
Vikas is an active participant and speaker in various climate mitigation conferences and is a contributor to articles on Renewable Energy in the Indian media.
Prior to joining YES BANK, he was Associate Director, M&A at Rabo India Finance, Mumbai. Vikas also spent 5 years with Arthur Andersen both in Delhi and Mumbai.
Vikas holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from PEC, Chandigarh and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi.