Name: Anuj Kapoor

Designation: Founder
Company: Upwisery

Summary: Anuj is a senior Investment and Strategy consulting professional with 20+ years of work experience. Anuj has handled transactions and investments of varied nature valued at more than USD 1Bn and has rich experience in capital raising, investment management, transaction structuring, and growth advisory.
In 2014, Anuj founded “StratCap Advisory”, a boutique investment banking firm providing a full range of advisory services, including Transaction Advisory, Transaction Tax & Regulatory Advisory, Corporate Transformation, Growth Strategy, Wealth Management, and Family office advisory. With a team of 35+ professionals, StratCap currently operates offices in Hyderabad and Mumbai. In the last 5 years, the firm has successfully executed transactions of more than USD 500 Mn. StratCap’s Multi-Family Office platform “Fintrust Advisors” currently has more than USD 430 Mn worth of assets under advisory.
Before setting up his advisory venture, Anuj was a founding member, and head of strategy & development for the Indian business of an NYSE Listed REIT Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., USA. During his five (5) years with Alexandria, Anuj managed more than USD 250 Million in RE investments in India and developed around 1 Mn SF commercial RE projects across Hyderabad and Bangalore. Anuj was a part of the leadership team that developed Asia’s largest R&D / Science Park cluster at the Genome Valley, Hyderabad.
Before 2009, Anuj was instrumental in establishing the Real Estate advisory vertical for Ernst & Young India and managed a team of 75+ consulting professionals pan India. During his 9-year stint with E&Y, Anuj has worked closely with several global Real Estate PE firms such as the Citi Group, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, ICICI Ventures, Alexandria REIT, Barings PE, Westport Capital, Lehman Brothers, and D.E. Shaw, etc., on their investment and market advisory requirements.
Anuj has advised global multinationals such as Novartis AG, Pfizer Inc, Eisai Co., Ltd., Roche, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Albany Molecular Research Inc., Georgia Tech University, etc., on a variety of advisory engagements.
Anuj is also a corporate Board member and strategic advisor to multiple entrepreneurial ventures. He is an alumnus of leading management institutions such as the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, and the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) Business School.
His Focus Sectors: Life Sciences, Healthcare, Real Estate (Investment, Development, Acquisition, and Finance), Digital, Industrials