The team at YES SECURITIES comprises experienced professionals with deep understanding of the market, superlative domain knowledge and expertise in advising and structuring the most complex deals. Our consistent efforts in creating value for our clients along with our deep-rooted relationship with them has helped us become the banker of choice for leading corporate

Partnering our clients to attain their strategic goals is our primary prerogative. We have a full spectrum of services and provide our customers with knowledge-driven, industry-specific solutions that can cater to their every need. This continued commitment to service excellence has won us prestigious national and international awards and accolades year after year.

Key Highlights

  • Unparalleled track record with 300+ successful deal closures
  • Knowledge driven practice with sector specialization
  • Among Top 10 Merchant Bankers for Public Equity Issues in FY18*
  • Part of 2 of the Top 3 largest public fund-raises in FY18
  • Global connect with investors & buyers via extensive partner-bank network
  • Dedicated and specialized research team with experienced analysts
  • Coverage on niche, and under-researched companies

*Source: Prime Database

Our Team

 Prasanth Prabhakaran

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Joint MD & CEO - YES Securities (India) Limited

Prasanth has over two decades of experience in the BFSI space. Prior to joining YES Securities (India) Ltd, he was with India Infoline Ltd for 7 years where his last designation was Executive Director and President – Retail broking. Prior to that, he was associated with Kotak Securities Ltd where he was designated as Executive Vice President.

Prasanth a PGDRM from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), and a Science Graduate (B.Sc. Physics) from Fergusson College. At YES SECURITIES, Prasanth is responsible for the management and growth of Investment Advisory, Wealth Broking & Institutional Equities businesses.


Vikas Dawra

Joint MD & CEO - YES Securities (India) Limited

Vikas has over two decades of extensive investment banking experience and has led several large and complex domestic as well as cross-border M&A transactions across industries. Vikas joined YES BANK in June 2004 and became part of YES SECURITIES in August 2015. Prior to joining YES BANK, he has worked with Rabo India and Arthur Andersen in their Investment Banking divisions.

Vikas is a BE (Electrical) from PEC, Chandigarh and an MBA from FMS, Delhi. He also continues to be a regular speaker and panelist at numerous prestigious domestic and international conclaves.

Vikas is responsible for the overall corporate businesses under YES SECURITIES.


Amishi Kapadia

Group President & Global Head- Merchant Banking
Amishi has over two decades of experience in Capital Markets in India. She has successfully managed to raise equity and debt (public issues) for various corporates in both the private and public sector through 100+ transactions, mobilizing close to INR 2,000 billion.

Prior to joining YES SECURITIES, she has worked with marquee institutions like SBI Capital Markets, Kotak Mahindra Group, Benette & Coleman & Co. and HDFC Bank.

She holds a degree in International Finance & Business from SIPA, Columbia University, New York and an MBA in Finance.


Amar Ambani

Senior President & Head of Research - Institutional Equities

Amar is in-charge of strengthening the Institutional Equities franchise, as well as boosting the firm's market access and procurement capabilities. He was previously associated as Partner and Head of Research at IIFL. In his earlier role, he was a core member of the broking strategy team and also steered their investment committee on strategic asset class views and tactical allocations. He brings a ground-level understanding of businesses, having been directly involved in several pivotal projects, digital initiatives and team building, in his career. Besides being an MBA in Finance, he is also certified in Business Process Re-engineering. Amar has 16 years of capital market experience.