7i Capital’s Energy group is an industry-focused investment banking team with transaction experience across a broad range of energy subsectors. Our professionals have deep sector knowledge built over years of focused industry coverage. We work collaboratively with a wide range of organizations, including private for-profit companies; publicly traded companies; and not-for-profit entities.Our energy team provides clients with a broad range strategy & transactions, including mergers and acquisitions advisory and Private Equity.

Our focus areas:

  • Wind
  • Solar
  • Hydro
  • Biomass

How each industry is growing in India

  • India stands at 4th position for overall installed renewable energy capacity in the world
  • Government of India had set a target of 1,75,000 MW installed capacity from renewable sources by the year 2022 which includes 1,00,000 MW from Solar, 60,000 MW from Wind, 10,000 MW from Biomass and 5000 MW from Small Hydro
  • Renewable energy capacity in India increased by 250% between 2014 and 2021.
  • FDI inflow of $10.2 Billion between 2000 and 2021
  • $788 Million is allocated to Ministry for New & Renewable energy by the Union Budget in 2021-2022
  • Waste to energy
  • Ethanol for blended petrol and diesel
  • Green Hydrogen as key energy source

How each industry is growing in India

  • Waste to energy market in India is expected to grow to about $14 Billion 2025
  • Under the Waste to Energy Programme, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy sanctioned CFA of INR 250 cr to five MSW power projects with a total power capacity of 74.7 MW and total utilisation of approximately 6000 tons/day of MSW.
  • India aims to boost ethanol production to be able to take the blending ratio to 20% by 2025.
  • In India, biomass accounts for almost 32% of the primary energy mix. Annually, about 750 million metric tonnes of biomass is available in the country and a surplus biomass of about 230 million metric tonnes is available from agricultural residues, which has a hydrogen production potential of 7-8 million tonnes from dried feedstock. Further, urban India annually generates about 55 million tonnes of Municipal solid waste (MSW), which further has a hydrogen production potential of 1.8 million tonnes.
  • Solid waste management
  • Water & Wastewater treatment

How each industry is growing in India

  • Municipal solid waste management sector in India is projected to see capital, operations & maintenance requirement of $65 Billion by 2030
  • India has potential to generate 3GW of electricity from waste by 2050
  • The government allows 100% FDI under the automatic route for urban infrastructure areas including waste management subject to relevant rules and regulations

How can 7i help?

Combined with our deep sector insight and strong domestic/global network of industry relationships with private and public companies (across market caps) and PE/VCs, we have a strong track record in leveraging new growth opportunities and add value for our clients through our services in:

  • Domestic and Cross border Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Fund Raising via Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Long-term Strategic/Financial advice

Led by

Abhijeet A. Biswas, CFA


Tapas Sarkar


Manoj Patkar


Key Transactions

At 7i, we strive to generate bespoke and differentiated deal ideas that help our clients derive substantial value in their field of business.