Finkoi: Providing Efficient Integrated Financial Advisory Services across Diverse Set of Industries

Mohnish Katre,FounderThe Indian economy growing steadily at around eight percent has been instrumental in creating a great surge in the number of organizations, both large and SME, over the past decade. At present, there are about 93 lakh tax paying businesses in India, of which 90 percent have employee size less than 25.

Focusing on analysis, strategy and execution, Finkoi provides need-based solutions to its clients across industry verticals to overcome diverse challenges and evolve continually

Most of these do not focus on having a dedicated finance department to undertake financial activities like working capital management, cash flow planning, business planning and many more, which results in long-term financial complications. To address this issue, firms seek help from financial advisors who guide them on financial discipline and educate on
raising growth capital and other financial aspects. Finkoi Corporate Advisory Services is one such organization which helps businesses through its integrated financial advisory solutions.

Services Offered
Founded by Mohnish Katre in 2008, Finkoi provides financial advisory services in the form of business analysis & research (identifying businesses needs and determining solutions to business problems via benchmarking analysis), business valuation (helping companies evaluate options of equity stake sale, merger or business sale), raising growth capital (raising debt funds via financial institutions for businesses), investment advisory for corporate & HNI clients (assist entrepreneurs in planning investments), and advisory services (helping SMEs get to level of funding). Being mostly focused on SMEs, Finkoi helps its clients in identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems through benchmark analysis; further assisting them in weaving a strategy around their business idea, create a business model & plan, gain funds and set up the right systems and processes to manage business.

With a strong emphasis on analysis, strategy and execution, Finkoi provides need-based solutions to its clients across industry verticals to overcome diverse challenges and evolve continually. Following knowledge-based approach, the company understands clients requirement including the cost margins based on which solutions are designed by Finkoi's professionals working in collaboration with client.Most of
the assignments we undertake are customized and targeted towards solving specific problem. The professional fees are based on the cost of time and value generated via our advisory services. We endeavour to deliver highest value via our services where cost of services looks very small and affordable to client,asserts Mohnish when speaking about the revenue generation of the company. The faith on relationship-based approach rather than transaction-based has helped Finkoi retain many clients since inception.

The Talented Aficionados
Knowledge is key to consultancy domain. Believing this, Mohnish has developed a team of 11 aficionados comprising of Chartered Accountants, Company Secretary and Chartered Financial Analyst. These fanatics are provided with in-house training and encouraged to participate in external workshops & conferences to sharpen their knowledge arsenal and grab changing industry trends.

Future Roadmap
Finkoi has been providing its services efficiently across a much diverse set of industries including print media industry, real estate, food and beverages, media and communication, education, hospitality and many more. Based out of Pune, the company now aims to open a dedicated office in Mumbai and is also in the process of reaching tier two cities like Nasik, Aurangabad, Kolhapur and Nagpur through its associate network while extend its presence across the country in the coming years.