Financing solutions to MSMEs, SMEs, developers, and corporates.
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An NBFC empowering SMEs, MSMEs, corporates with innovative financial solutions.
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REAL ESTATE & URBAN INFRA
Tailored financing solutions fulfilling capital requirements of real-estate businesses
Structured financial solutions with distribution/arranging capabilities
Bespoke financing solutions for mid-to-large sized corporates
Personal loans at Arka are digital, seamless and paper free
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Arka Fincap helps your business meet all the financial requirements and scale the heights of success with our convenient and quick to access SME Loans. With an SME loan, you can invest in your firm's infrastructure, meet working capital requi...
REAL ESTATE & URBAN INFRA
We provide capital infusion, in part or totality, to augment the real estate and infrastructure development in India. Our technology-first approach ensures that our distinguished clients experience an end-to-end seamless process.
AFL’s Syndication team closely works with the clients to meet their specific debt financing needs. We provide holistic solutions to corporate clients for project finance, capital expenditure, general corporate requirements, last mile financin...
Arka offers funding to mid and large sized corporates in various cycles of growth, right from early stage equity to late stage debt. Arka offers customized solutions to corporates to meet their fund requirements (at holding company and operat...
Personal loans, at Arka, are digital, seamless and paper free. They have fixed interest rates & tenure, and you can avail it without providing any collateral. We provide loans for a margin funding for home buyers. Eligibility parameters are...
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WHO WE ARE
Arka Fincap Limited is a customer-focussed, digitally enabled, systemically important Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC). We provide secured and unsecured financing solutions to MSMEs, SMEs, developers, and corporates. An RBI-licensed company, Arka was founded in 2018. We pride ourselves in offering innovative financing solutions that enable our customer’s businesses by providing them with growth capital.
Arka has served diverse industries and segments like restaurants, retailers, designers, cement, warehouses, logistics, automobile, and chemical among others.
Arka has a borrowing of Rs. 2265 Cr from public sector units (PSUs), large private banks, small finance banks, fund houses and others. The AUM stands at Rs. 2851 Cr with the retail AUM increasing to 20%. (All these statistics are as of September 2022)
Crisil has assigned Arka a rating of AA (-) for the long-term borrowings and A1 (+) for the short-term borrowings.
Arka is currently present in 14 cities across West, South and North regions in India and has 140+ employees across all branches.
Arka is a subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited (KOEL).
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Bhandari spearheads the financial services business for the Kirloskar Group under the name Arka. He is the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO at Arka Fincap Limited and is responsible to drive the end-to-end strategic vision of the company. His role involves spearheading business strategy, planning with a strong bottom-line focus, meeting the expectations of key stakeholders, recruiting the leadership team, leading and managing senior management talent and providing an environment of support for performers. Arka Fincap Limited is an NBFC an...
With over 30 years, in the financial services industry, he has worked with investment banks, private equity funds, and he has been an independent director of several companies. He has been the Managing Director of Kirloskar Industries Limited since July 2017. Prior to this, he has worked as a Partner with Actis, where he was responsible for advising Actis Global LLP, a leading private equity fund in the emerging market space, to invest their money in growth capital and buy out businesses in India. Mahesh was previously associated with 3i Ind...
Gauri attended Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, where she received a BSc. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Previously she attended Phillips Academy, Andover, near Boston. After graduation, Gauri worked as an investment banking analyst at Merrill Lynch in their Mergers and Acquisitions group where she analyzed the impact of proposed mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and various restructuring alternatives on earnings, credit profile and value creation of various clients across the technology, real estate, ...
With over 40 years of experience in the fields of finance and banking, Harish was associated with HDFC Bank since 1994 in various capacities before retiring in 2013 as Executive Director on the Board of the Bank responsible for Wholesale Banking, including International Banking. Before joining HDFC Bank, Mr. Engineer worked with Bank of America for 26 years in various areas, including operations and corporate credit management. Since 2013, he has been appointed as a Senior Consultant to International Finance Corporation (IFC), Washington, to...
Sivanandhan is a highly regarded IPS officer with an illustrious career spanning 36 years. He joined the IPS in 1976 and retired as the Director-General of Police of Maharashtra State Police in 2011. He has held several senior positions in the Intelligence Bureau, Central Bureau of Investigation and Mumbai crime branch. He has also served as Commissioner of Police of Nagpur, Thane city and Mumbai. He has been awarded the meritorious service medal (1993), the president's distinguished service medal (2000) and also the Internal Security Medal ...
Vijay has over 35 years of experience in the fields of supervision and regulation of commercial banks, payment and settlement systems and core banking solutions. He was appointed as an Independent Director w.e.f. 12th March 2018 for 5 years. He is a former Principal Chief General Manager, Department of Payment and Settlement Systems of the RBI. He has previously been a nominee of the RBI on the board of directors of the State Bank of Patiala and the United Bank of India. He has also been the Chief Vigilance Officer of the Industrial Investme...
Mr Yogesh Kapur, is Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with over 38 years’ experience in financial services sector. He started his career in 1983 with Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC). In 1991 he switched to Investment banking with HSBC and then joined Enam Securities Pvt Ltd a leading Investment banking /brokerage house in 1994. In 2012 with Axis Bank taking over the Investment Banking business of Enam Securities P Ltd, Mr Kapur moved to Axis Capital Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of Axis Bank.
In 2014 he joined Axis B...
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Chief Operating Officer
Mridul, one of the founding members at Arka Fincap Limited, is the Chief Operating Officer responsible for building the Technology and Operations capabilities aimed at bettering client experience through use of digital technologies. Arka Fincap is an NBFC and subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited. Mridul is also responsible for the technology and digital business transition for the manufacturing businesses of the Kirloskar group.
Mridul is a veteran in the BFSI sector with 25+ years of experience in business process design and o...
Head - Corporate Lending
Nachiket is one of the founding members of Arka Fincap and heads the Corporate Lending wing at Arka Fincap Limited. Arka Fincap is an NBFC and subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited.
Nachiket has over 25 years of experience in the credit and debt markets and has worked in leadership positions with well-known financial companies such as IREP Credit Capital, UBS and ABM AMRO and Infrastructure Leasing & Finance (IL&FS).
Nachiket started IREP in 2012 and ran it successfully for 6 years, creating a diversified portfolio across ...
Head - Real Estate & Allied Financing & Advisory
Sonit, one of the founding members at Arka Fincap Limited, is the Business Head for Real Estate & Urban Infrastructure Financing and Syndications Business. Further he is responsible for spearheading new strategic initiatives of the group in the financial sector foray. Arka Fincap is an NBFC and subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited.
Sonit has set up Real Estate & Urban Infra Business grounds up into a diversified pan-India profitable business and grown it into a meaningful size maintaining impeccable asset quality. He fu...
Head - Retail, Micro & SME
Navin is the Business Head for the Retail, SME & MSME segment at Arka Fincap Limited and is currently involved in building the Retail Franchise from grounds up. He is focussed on setting up the right distribution (Digital as well as Branches), policy framework and underwriting models (Scorecard-backed and Analytics-driven) to onboard the best customers thereby creating quality portfolios for the retail business. Arka Fincap is an NBFC and subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited.
A veteran in the BFSI sector with more than 25 y...
Head - Operations & Business Solutions
Manish is the Head - Operations, Digital Business & BSG at Arka Fincap Limited. His role and responsibility is to manage mid-office risk. Arka Fincap Limited is an NBFC and subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited.
Manish has close to 25 years of experience in Operations, Risk Management, Digital Banking, Payments, IT Application Delivery across Assets, Liabilities and Wealth. Prior to joining Arka Fincap Limited, Manish headed the Solutions Delivery Group at IndusInd Bank and led the digital transformation for the Bank. His en...
CHEIF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Amit is the Chief Financial Officer at Arka Fincap Limited and is responsible for raising funds, managing overall cost of borrowed funds, deployment of treasury funds, budgeting, financial analysis, accounting, compliances and other ancillary activities. Arka Fincap Limited is an NBFC and a subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited (KOEL).
Amit, a veteran in the financial industry with 20+ years of experience, has worked with various financial companies like Erstwhile Magma Fincorp Limited, ICICI Bank, IndoStar Capital Finance Ltd. among ...
Head - Risk (SME / MSME)
Atit, Head Risk for the SME & Retail Asset department, Arka Fincap Limited is responsible for managing enterprise risks covering credit, market & operation risks for SME & retail assets. Atit’s core responsibilities includes portfolio management, setting up Early warning signal, policy and process management. Arka Fincap is an NBFC and subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited. ...
Chief Credit Officer
Sachin established the Enterprise Risk Management Framework at Arka and is responsible for managing credit risk for the wholesale business. He also leads operational risk for the enterprise.
Sachin is a seasoned finance professional with 18+ years of comprehensive experience in credit risk management across industries, financial modelling, solutions structuring and relationship manageme...
Head - Technology
Suman is the Head of Technology at Arka Fincap Limited. His responsibility includes defining and implementing technology strategy to achieve the enterprise goals. He has successfully set up the IT function for the NBFC startup and has built a highly agile, cloud native digital landscape with minimal capex budget. Arka Fincap Limited is an NBFC and subsidiary of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited.
Suman has close to two decades of experience in technology in the BFSI sector with an aptitude for innovative solutions, analytical intelligence & ...