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We are building India's best global investor network for clean mobility and energy businesses

Ostara Advisors is India’s first and only Electric Mobility & Sustainability-focused investment banking firm. We have successfully closed marquee M&A and fund-raise deals in the Indian EV ecosystem and are, by far, the most prolific investment banking firm in this sector in India today. We work with founders and investors who have a unique vision around building sustainable technology, manufacturing and infrastructure businesses.

Our Driving Principles

Unbiased advice driven by deep understanding of sectors

Global Access to Investors and Partners

Precision in delivering results

Services

We provide specialized advisory services in the following areas:

Fundraising

We create and execute precise fund-raising solutions from venture capital, private equity, venture debt and family office investors for all stages of the business. We leverage our deep understanding of focus sectors to curate the right investors from across the globe.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We provide M&A advisory services to our clients to serve their strategic priorities. We combine our expertise in cross-border and domestic M&A for start-ups and mid-size companies to deliver precise outcomes.

Focus Area

01.

Electric Vehicles

Focus Area

02.

Mobility & Logistics

Focus Area

03.

Climate Tech

Focus Area

04.

IoT & Automation

Transactions

Marquee deals in this space include advising on India’s first Electric two-wheeler M&A, where we represented Greaves Cotton Ltd. (NSE: GREAVESCOT) on their acquisition of pioneering EV 2W maker, Ampere Vehicles and raising one of the largest funding rounds in the EV sector from venture and corporate investors for leading electric three-wheeler maker, Altigreen Propulsion Labs.

Bridge Funding

Ostara advised Cogos Technologies, leading Pan-India B2B City Logistics platform in their fund-raise

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December 2022

Bridge Funding

Ostara advised Vitalcore Industrials, India’s first cross-platform Motor-controller technology company in their fund-raise

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October 2022

Venture Capital Funding

Ostara advised Altigreen, India’s leading Electric Commercial Vehicle OEM, in their $40m Series A round from leading global investors.

$40M

February 2022

Venture Capital Funding

Ostara advised Zypp Electric, India’s leading Electric Last-mile Logistics player, in their Series A round

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September 2021

Venture Capital Funding

Ostara advised ION Energy, Inc., India’s leading provider of Battery Management Systems and battery software in their pre-Series A fund-raising from a select group of US-based and global investors.

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March 2021

Exclusive M&A Advisor

Ostara advised Greaves Cotton Limited on their acquisition of India’s leading Electric Vehicle (EV) two-wheeler maker, Ampere Vehicles Private Limited.

$24M

August 2018

India’s first M&A deal in the Electric two-wheeler industry

The Ostara Newsletter

A monthly publication focused on the Indian electric-mobility space aimed at fostering a conversation between investors and startups

EV Retrofitting

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Shanx is a founding member and former CEO of Oracle Financial Services Software, (formerly known as i-flex Solutions, the company was acquired by Oracle in 2006). Shanx retired in 2011 as the Chief Operating Officer, Oracle Financial Services Global Business Unit (FSGBU). As a technology leader, he has also been profiled in leading trade and industry publications. In 2008, Shanx was selected as one of the 50 Outstanding Asian American business leaders. This accolade celebrates Asian business leaders and recognizes their pivotal roles in Corporate America. Shanx is an engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, and has an MBA in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India.
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