Avi Naidu

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Avi is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Taronga Group of companies and Managing Partner of Taronga Ventures and RealTech Ventures Fund. Prior to founding Taronga, Avi Founded and was a Managing Director of a wholesale fund manager specialising in structured products for high net worth and institutional investors in venture capital, private equity and real estate. Prior to this, Avi was an investment banker with a leading investment house, where he worked across sectors including industrials, telecommunications, media & technology, resources, and financial services, advising both public and private companies on a range of complex M&A transactions and general corporate advisory work. Avi was also a solicitor at leading regional law firm, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM). At KWM, Avi practiced in the Corporate Group specialising in M&A, Funds Management, Equity Capital Markets, Private Equity and general corporate advisory work for institutional clients.  Avi also practiced in the Real Estate and Projects Group where he focused on major development projects and funding for global institutional investors and financiers.  Avi has also been a Non-Executive director of an ASX listed company, where he sat on both the remuneration and audit committees.

Avi has significant experience advising public and private company boards, senior executives and Government.

Avi holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics) from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia.

Connect with me on Linkedin Avi Naidu.