Gateway Global

Gateway Global Pte Limited (GGPL) was established in Singapore in 2009 specializing in Trade and Structured Finance helping commodity trading companies and SME’s get access to short term trade related financing. The company with offices in Singapore, Indonesia and India has been dealing with clients, helping them with market access, distributing their goods in destination markets, supporting them with short term financing, factoring and eventually getting them access to Bank Funding, once their credibility and track record have been restored/established.

Today Gateway Global is a prominent player in providing short term financing solutions to growing small businesses and middle market companies around the world, from startups to established enterprises.

Because we have been in your place, we understand the challenges entrepreneurs face when presented with financial hurdles to growth opportunities. As a result, we’ve created a customized service offering that allows growing businesses to further expand, while minimizing operational restrictions. We provide specialized business advice with regards to local market conditions, tax and regulatory issues.

The promoters and the team of Gateway Global have in-depth experience working with large Commodity Trading Organizations with extensive reach and contacts.

The Trade Finance business potential to grow as banks scale down their financing options for their clients and will continue to be a key focus area for Gateway Global.

However, Gateway Global is developing an active advisory and consulting business in Indonesia and sees that as another growth area.

Key People

Tarun Gandhi
Managing Director

Tarun is a Chartered Account with over 30 years’ experience in the Finance industry. Tarun has held key leadership roles with various multinational companies like Alcan Aluminium, BAT Industries, Cargill Inc., Black River Asset Management, Spinnaker Capital. At Cargill, Tarun was the Asia Head for Capital Markets Business and Structured Trade Finance. At Black River Asset Management, he was managing director and the chief investment officer and was instrumental in building up the businesses and establishing their presence in the Asia Pacific markets.

Sahil Gandhi

Over 6 years’ experience in Thailand and Indonesia managing the local business relationships, sourcing and managing regulation. Fluent in Thai and Bahasa Indonesia. Qualified as a Business Graduate from Jack Welch School of Business, Sacred Hearts University, USA with specialization in Small Business Management.

Manu Asvalayan
Country Lead

Manu is a graduate of India’s prestigious National Law School of India, University. Manu has worked in various industries across the spectrum ranging from FMCG, IT, ITES, Mining, Trading, Business Development and Management and has led various transactions spanning multiple Jurisdiction. Manu has worked in United States, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, India and Indonesia and has a deep understanding of their regulatory and legal framework. Manu leads the Business services vertical and leads all client interactions. Manu is fluent in Hindi, English, Bahasa Indonesia, Tamil, and Bengali.