Pavan Gidwani


Pavan Gidwani
Co-founder and Director

Pavan C. Gidwani is the Founder and Co-Managing Director of ALTUS Capital Partners, an IFC-investee fund manager/advisor and asset manager focused on distressed asset and special situations investing across Southeast Asia.

Over the last 11 years, Pavan has made ALTUS the go-to source in the region for the origination, underwriting and structuring of highly illiquid investments in the corporate, SME, and Real Estate sectors, leading to over USD 850 million in disbursements and capital recovery on behalf of institutional investors including investment banks, funds and development finance institutions.

Besides ALTUS, Pavan also co- founded and ran the top music video website in the Philippines,, with a focus on promoting local independent music video and events, alongside international artists such as Nine Inch Nails, Deftones and others.

Pavan is a big believer in financial engineering, with technology as the great equalizer, and above all, rock n roll…