IIFL Team

Leadership Team

Amar Merani | Head – Real Estate Strategy

Amar Merani

Head – Real Estate Strategy


Mr. Amar Merani is the Head of the Real Estate Strategy at IIFL Asset Management. In this role, Amar will head the real estate strategy and lead the team in managing investments and building the company’s client base.

Amar has a rich experience of more than 25 years and was involved in fund raising, exits, and executing high-yield structured credit transactions at leading firms. Prior to joining IIFL AMC, Amar was MD & CEO of Xander Finance. His previous stints include Kotak Investment Banking, Lazard India, IL&FS Infrastructure Finance and Price Waterhouse.

Amar is an electrical engineer from VJTI, Mumbai and holds an MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai where he specialized in Finance and Operations.