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Work experience

Apr 2008Present



Cross Border Transactions

  1. ­Assistance in cross border transactions by undertaking detailed technical researches to determine transactional implications.
  2. Analysing various agreements, such as Share Purchase agreements, Business Transfer agreements, Channel acquisition, distribution and Ad sales agreements, Technical collaboration agreements, Inter Company Service agreements.
  3. Analysing the modalities of various funding options, such as Equity, Preference capital, External Commercial Borrowings from exchange control, cost effectiveness, tax impact, regulatory and client feasibility perspective.
  4. Advising on various profit extraction and exit strategies, such as diverse class of shares, cost sharing, cost plus revenue models, overseas investments, mitigating withholding tax obligation.

Advisory Assignments

  1. ­Advising Indian Promoters on various corporate re-organization strategies, such as consolidation of shareholding, open offer to public, court schemes, share buyback, corporate debt restructuring
  2. Advised clients on in-bound and out-bound investments, including entity structure planning, jurisdictional analysis to identify tax efficient jurisdictions for routing the investments.
  3. Advice on high-end technical issues, such as ring fencing, tax efficient supply chain models, holding company structures, foreign tax credits, profit repatriation and treaty interpretation.
  4. Identifying potential permanent establishment exposure for the clients by studying existing business models and suggesting alternative structures to mitigate the risks.
  5. Preparation of presentations/ reports/ advises detailing implications of the transactions/ contracts entered into by clients and providing recommendations.
  6. Assisting clients in obtaining initial set-up and ongoing regulatory approvals (including, Reserve Bank of India, Foreign Investment Promotion Board, Securities & Exchange Board of India, Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Revenue authorities).
  7. Assisting counsels and Senior Counsels in formulating strategy to be adopted before the Tribunals, Authority for Advance Ruling.

Managerial Responsibilities

  1. Developing and strengthening client relationships.
  2. Contributing extensively to key Firm initiatives.
  3. Delivering presentations to clients and conducting training sessions internally for group constituents.
  4. Managing engagement revenues and keeping track of work in progress.
  5. Ensuring compliance with internal quality and risk management measures.
  6. Mentoring junior colleagues, recommending suitable avenues for training and evaluating their performance.
Feb 2005Apr 2008

Asst. Manager

Ernst &Young


Jun 2007Jun 2008


CFA Institute
Nov 2001Nov 2004

Chartered Accountancy

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India




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I am currently working with KPMG India Private Limited.I am part of the Merger & Acquisition Group, positioned as a Manager.Previously, I was part of Ernst & Young India Private Limited.In the course of my work experience, I have been involved in a variety of complex structuring and advisory assignments for large Multinational Companies, Private Equity houses as well as Investment Bankers. In terms of industry verticals, I have worked on Education, Media & Entertainment, Telecom, Industrial Markets and Retail sectors. In terms of global exposure, I have worked on diverse country laws, such as the US, UK, Australia, UAE and various investment havens.

I have gained progressive experience in advising clients on mergers & acquisitions, investment structuring, corporate reorganization and establishment of business in India.The assignments undertaken involved intimately understanding client’s business, investment rationale and providing integrated solutions designed to address specific client requirements that enable them to effectively implement their business, investment strategies.

I have secured an all India 32nd Rank in Chartered Accountancy and hold CFA Charter from CFA Institute, US.I am a Graduate, having achieved First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce with major in Financial Accounting, Computer Systems & Applications, Direct & Indirect Tax; from University of Mumbai, India (March 2003).

I am a committed and self motivated individual.A responsible individual with a positive attitude to learn and a strong endeavour to succeed.


Nov 2004Present

Chartered Accountant

Mar 2003Present

Bachelor of Commerce

Mumbai University