Specialists in Capital Raising and Corporate Consulting Services
Disclaimer: All securities offered through Stonehaven LLC, member, FINRA and SIPC. Conflux Capital is an Affiliate Partner of Stonehaven LLC and officers of Conflux Capital are licensed registered representatives of Stonehaven LLC.
CAPITAL RAISING SERVICES
Conflux provides institutional capital raising services to select and well-diligenced alternative investment managers and private companies with a focus on US, Asia & India markets and refers them to Conflux's network of institutional investors & family offices worldwide.
At the core of each of our consultative engagements - we provide marketing research & intelligence, collective insights & practices of the investors, ongoing reporting and investor feedback. We utilize an institutional approach - help define a tailor-made marketing strategy, make the introductions to suitable investors, facilitate regional roadshows and ultimately, help secure the commitments.
We leverage our deep global investor relationships and work on flexible fee arrangements as a combination of an offsetting retainer and success-based metrics to align long term interests.
CORPORATE CONSULTING SERVICES
Conflux Capital provides management and sales consulting services to private companies - whether they would like to validate their business model and products, look for strategies to expand, better understand the competitive landscape and establish market entry strategy into a new geography (US, Asia) or simply dive deep into building and enhancing their capital structure or focus on strategic/financial groups. For select companies, we help them build an advisory board and as a board member, facilitate achieving their long term growth plans.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
To private companies, Conflux provides business development services for geographical sales expansion and country-entry strategies for their various products and business services. We utilize our consultative skills in international business development and sales & marketing of (a) Large format digital workplace solutions and sustainable water solutions to global B2B customers (b) Fintech & CRM Solutions to the alternative investments funds & financial services industry.
Conflux provides high level understanding of specific growth markets - US & India, along with deep insights, industry research and a network of local relationships to select global companies before they decide on their expansion plans in these countries. We also highlight the rate of the change, industry competitive analysis along with peer players and the underlying opportunities and challenges in these two markets.
"Conflux", another term for confluence, is derived from the Latin word confluere - con means together and flux means the flow - flow together. The Conflux Capital team believes in facilitating the flow of capital from institutional investors to alternative investment fund managers & private companies and bring them together.
Conflux Capital, an Affiliate Partner of Stonehaven LLC (Member of FINRA & SIPC), is a boutique specialist firm that provides (a) institutional capital raising services to alternative investment managers & private companies with a focus on US, Asia & India markets, and also provides (b) corporate consulting & business development services to private companies that are focused on expansion in the US & India markets. Founded in 2001, Stonehaven is a global placement agent with a specialized capital raising FinTech platform focused on alternative investment asset classes - hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, private credit, real estate, infrastructure and long-only strategies as well as private placements, secondaries and M&A. Registered Representatives on the Stonehaven platform are strategically partnered to collaborate with each other, making it a platform team of over 85 professionals. The platform serves as a nexus between select investment opportunities and the institutional investor & family office community with a talented capital raising team and robust infrastructure. Since inception, Stonehaven has raised over $6.8bn in capital ($1.3bn raised in 2020, $550mn raised in 2019).
The Conflux team comes with significant diverse experience from institutional capital raising, investment advisory, corporate finance & management consulting to sales & marketing and to industry knowledge in financial services & banking, Fintech & IT services, consumer, industrial, technology & telecom sectors. Depending on the opportunity, complexity and need of our engagements, Conflux Capital also partners with like-minded affiliated firms to provide these services.
We work with the mid-market established fund managers as well as with the emerging managers within the asset classes - private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, special situations & private credit. The types of private companies we provide these services range from early-stage to late-stage venture and to scalable growth companies of various sectors. Conflux Capital aims to connect private companies to business opportunities that help them expand and scale, whether in developed markets or emerging markets. We not only have deep knowledge, deal origination & fund relationships within the US and Indian private equity & venture capital industry but also have built strong institutional relationships in North America, UK, Western Europe, GCC Region and Southeast Asia with Development Financial Institutions (DFIs), Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), Endowment & Foundations, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds, Fund of Funds, Bank Platforms and Family Offices.
Mr Jalundhwala has been based in New York City area since 2000 and has over 26 years of diverse professional experience in the areas of institutional capital raising, investment advisory, management consulting and corporate finance. He is FINRA registered and holds the Series 7 & 66 licenses as a Registered Representative at Stonehaven LLC.
Since 2004, Mr Jalundhwala has worked with institutions & family offices globally providing investment advisory services largely on alternative investments and has specialized in institutional capital raising for private equity, venture capital & hedge fund managers and private companies, from origination to distribution, and has successfully secured numerous commitments from global investors. On origination, Mr Jalundhwala focuses on three regions - the US, Asia and India. On distribution, he has developed and expanded significant institutional relationships with development financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, endowments & foundations, insurance companies, bank platforms, fund of funds & family offices across North America, UK, Western Europe, GCC Region and Southeast Asia including India. He has worked with the mid-market established fund managers as well as with the emerging managers within the asset classes - private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, special situations & private credit and industries - financial services & banking, Fintech & IT services, consumer, industrial, technology & telecom sectors. The types of private companies he has provided capital raising services range from early-stage to late-stage venture and to scalable growth companies of various sectors. With his expansive deep network and access in both the US & India, Mr. Jalundhwala has often been, within the US-India corridor, the bridge to connect global investors and companies to US/Indian fund managers and companies and help them on their “US/India go-to strategy.”
Prior to founding Conflux Capital, Mr Jalundhwala worked for past 16 years on institutional capital raising & corporate consulting as a Managing Director with firms - Bradley Woods & Bhargava Capital and on investment advisory as a Managing Director with Blue Spruce Global Advisors & as a Financial Advisor with UBS. Before that, he spent 4 years on management consulting (strategy & business technology transformation with a focus on CRM solutions) with firms - Ernst & Young Consulting and Kyra Infotech Consulting for their financial services, pharma & telecom sector clients - JP Morgan Chase, Key Bank, Cigna, Johnson & Johnson, Sprint & Motorola. Prior to re-locating to US in 1999, he spent the first 6 years of his career in India as a Head of Corporate Finance, Finance Executive & Engineer with firms - Gujarat State Financial Services, Larsen & Toubro and Ingersoll Rand respectively.
Mr. Jalundhwala is an Advisor to a leading fintech SaaS platform company that provides end-to-end integrated solutions with a focus on front office & middle office processes for the global alternative investment management industry. He is also a member of the Advisory team of a leading sustainable "water from air" solutions company that caters to B2B & B2G customers globally. He has completed a Strategic Management Program (Tech & Business Strategy) from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a CRM Core Consultant Program from The Oracle Siebel University, an MBA-Finance from Mumbai University, a DBF-Accounting & Finance from ICFAI University and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Gujarat University.