Amrit Agrawal

Managing Director
Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets

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Amrit Agrawal

Amrit Agrawal is a managing director and co-head of debt capital markets. He is responsible for leading the private debt placement effort for public and private companies. He has more than 20 years of investment banking experience, with a focus on capital markets as well as leverage and acquisition finance. Over his career, he as originated and executed more than $50 billion of lead managed transactions.

Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, Agrawal was managing director and head of TMT debt capital markets at Cowen and Company. He helped build the debt capital markets business over a period of 4.5 years. Prior to joining Cowen, he was a managing director and co-head of TMT strategic finance at Bear Stearns. Agrawal spent nine years at Bear Stearns, with a focus on advising clients on complex corporate finance issues across the capital structure. He originated and executed debt, equity, convertible and derivative transactions. Prior to joining Bear Stearns, Agrawal worked in the capital markets group at Bankers Trust.

Agrawal’s industry experience includes technology, media & telecommunications, aerospace and defense, business services, general industrials, clean tech, mining, consumer, transportation, and education. While his primary focus has been on working with companies in the U.S., he has worked on numerous cross-border transactions with companies based in Europe and Asia.

Agrawal received his bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the Stern School of Business at New York University.