Real Estate Advisors


  • Our History
  • Our Team

  • Our History :

    Primary Advisors was formed in 2001 by Ashwin Ramesh and Ajit Dayal to manage and advise India-dedicated real estate portfolios to take advantage of the investment opportunities that the growing Indian economy offers. The co-founders collectively average more than forty years of experience in real estate and capital markets. They bring strong relationships, local presence, experience and expertise combined with strong investments track record.

    Ashwin Ramesh (43)
    Chartered Accountant (equivalent of a CPA); Bachelorsí in Law from Bombay University.

  • Ashwin is a second generation real estate developer and investor with a personal experience of over 20 years.Developing, investing in Real estate has been his only business.

  • Has made investments in and exits from over 100 acres of land. In addition, Ashwin has made investments in several other properties across all price points - in under construction / development projects of other developers, with a view to capture the upside during the construction period.

  • Ashwin has developed greenfield projects over more than 75 acres. He has been actively involved in planning, zoning, infrastructure development, finance, legalities and marketing of real estate - from raw land to finished product.

  • He has developed strong relationships with builders/developers across locations.

  • Prior to his career in real estate development and real estate investments, Ashwin trained with well-known law firm of D. M. Harish & Company and with Unileverís India subsidiary.

    Ajit Dayal (50)
    Ajit set up Quantum Advisors Private Limited, an India-focused money manager
    ( which has made a strategic investment in Primary Advisors.

  • Quantum Advisors has managed money for various foreign investors in Indiaís equity markets over the past 20 years and its principal, Ajit Dayal, has managed money for US-based endowments and pensions including having the distinction of being the lead manager on the US$ 2.2 billion Vanguard International Value Fund.

  • Quantum Advisorsí insights into developing investment processes and setting strict corporate governance standards followed by US-based pensions and endowments will go a long way in helping Primary Advisors establish itself as the preferred investment advisor and manager for discerning investors.

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    Our Team :

    Led by Ashwin Ramesh, Primary has a fully-integrated, dedicated team of professionals based out of Mumbai. Specialists in various disciplines, such as legal and compliance, and research, they ensure the smooth running of the business. Ably aided and supported by team Quantum, a fifty member strong team with professionals specializing in debt markets, private equity, listed equity, legal and compliance and client servicing. Guided by a solid, reputable Board of Advisors consisting of individuals who are experts in their own field ranging from law and taxation to engineering and finance.