Avi Naidu

Avi is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Taronga Group of companies. Taronga is an Australian-based investment house specialising in technology and real estate-related investment for institutional and high net worth clients globally.

Prior to founding Taronga, Avi founded and served as Managing Director of Aura Funds Management. Prior to establishing Aura Funds Management, Avi was an investment banker with a leading independent corporate advisory firm, and before that, a solicitor in the Mergers & Acquisitions team at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).

Avi has worked across sectors including industrials, telecommunications, media & technology (TMT), resources, and financial services, advising both public and private companies on a range of complex M&A transactions and general corporate advisory work. As a lawyer, Avi specialised in M&A, equity capital fundraisings, public takeovers, private treaty acquisitions/disposals, funds management, and general corporate advisory work. Avi has significant experience advising public company boards, management 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 (UNSW) and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia.