Kamalesh Sanghani

Chartered Accountant ( 26th Rank), ICWA ( 9th Rank)
Kamalesh has over 30 years of Audit, Assurance, Tax Services as a practising Chartered Accountant.
Kamalesh co-founded Thakker & Sanghani in 1983, A Chartered Accountancy firm having offices in Mumbai and Coimbatore
Clients Handled range from less than $1 Mio to more than $1 Bio. From Individuals, Proprietorship, partnerships, limited companies, Trusts and HUFs, Foreign Subsidiaries, NRI etc.
Undertaking audits as screening and preventive measures: we do process audit, efficiency audit and forensic audit for the company.
Nature of work includes Statutory audits, Internal Audits, Due diligence, Tax audit and assessment, Tax planning, Conversion and structuring, International tax etc.
His experience includes in diverse industries such as: textiles, media & entertainment, hospitality, banks & financial services, manufacturing, garments, Information Technology, Retail, 5 & 4 Star Hotels, Banks and start-ups.

Vinay Pandya

Chartered Accountant) (41 Rank), Company Secretary, Training Course in Strategy from IIM (A)
Vinay Pandya has 30 years of experience as CFO, Finance Director and Head of strategy at Global Level in Globally competitive companies.
Specialized expertise in Strategic Planning, Fund raising, M&A, Product licensing, Global structuring, Investors relations, Financial management, Family Business Structuring & Governance.
He has scaled up businesses and been part of M & A, restructuring and licensing deals ranging from $5 Mio. to $500 Mio.
Cross Border experience in different Geographies in US, Canada, South America, Europe, China and Japan including business, M &A , Partnerships & Subsidiary structuring.
Some of past key engagements includes
CFO of Ciba Giegy- Lalbhai JV
CFO of Mitsu Ltd/Bilag Ltd,
Director Finance of Micro Inks Ltd ( Listed Co ).
Group CFO of Ashok Primal Group. ( 2 Listed Entities)

Ramakrishna Laksman

Chartered Accountant, MBA (Finance)
Fellow member of Insurance Institute of India
International PG in General Insurance from IIRM under IRDA, Hyderabad Diploma in insurance from Chartered Insurance Institute, London

Laksman has over 30 years of all-round experience in finance, insurance, projects, operational insurance and risk management. Some of his key engagements includes:

Worked in United India Insurance company in various positions.
VP Finance & Risk management with Reliance Infra under ADAG involved in 46 EPC projects, 7 Power Plants, 4 Ultra Mega Power Plant including SASAN power, 12 Toll Road Projects, Delhi & Mumbai Metros, Bandra Worli Sea Link, Cement & Airports covering $10 Bio of group assets, help directorship in 12 ADAG group companies.
Global Head ? Risk & Chief Risk Officer in Indorama Ventures, Bangkok. Handled over 33 downstream petrochemical plants across 13 Countries including US, Europe, covering $7Bio assets.
Senior GM with J B Boda Reinsurance & SVP Suparesh General Insurance handled many projects including JNPT, BPT, New India?s Oil and Energy treaties, L&T?s Chabra cement plant, JLF Mitsubhishi Dedicated Western India Corridor

Aswin Thakker

Chartered Accountant, Grad ICWA
One of the founder partners of Thakker & Sanghani in 1983, a Chartered Accountancy firm having offices in Mumbai and Coimbatore
Aswin has over 30 years of Audit, Assurance, Tax & bank audit Services as a practising Chartered Accountant.
Clients Handled range from less than $1 Mio to more than $1 Bio. From Individuals, Proprietorship, partnerships, limited companies, Trusts and HUFs, Foreign Subsidiaries, NRI etc.
Nature of work includes Statutory audits, Internal Audits, Due diligence, Tax audit and assessment, Tax planning, Conversion and structuring, International tax etc.
His experience includes in diverse industries such as: textiles, developers and real estate, manufacturing and engineering products, poultry farms, financial services, garments, Retail, 3 & 4 Star Hotels, Banks and start-u

Krupa Ruparel

Chartered Accountant, MBA (Finance)
Krupa has more than 5 years of extensive and diversified experience in Corporate Finance, Auditing and Taxation fields.
In the past worked with Deloitte, Price WaterHouse Coopers (PwC) and Indus Towers Ltd.
Clients Handled range from less than $1 Mio to more than $1 Bio. From Individuals, Proprietorship, partnerships, limited companies, Trusts and HUFs, Foreign Subsidiaries, NRI etc.
Her Past assignments include Audits and due diligence, Fund Raising, Business Plans and Models, Strategic analysis and pitch decks, Project reports, valuation etc.
Assignments range from $1 Mio to $ 5 Bio size of company in various fields like mining, Engineering, Retail & garments, Tea Estates, Telecom, Information technology, tyres.
Has Expertise in Handling Diverse assignments in different industries with strong analytical discipline and focus to get to the Core business proposition.
Her focus is on facilitating clients think strategically about the future of their business.

Rajan Satija

MBA (Financial Management)
PG Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management
Rajan Satija has an aggregate work experience of over 28 years in Financial Services in areas like Private Equity, Venture Capital, Project Financing, Capital Markets, Debt Syndication, Structured Financing, Project and Corporate Advisory.
He has led multiple business advisory, syndication and investment assignments in varied sectors like BFSI, Waste Management, Precision Engineering, Healthcare, Electric Mobility, Roads, Renewable Energy, Power, Infrastructure & Ancillaries, Logistics, Media & Entertainment, etc.
He has also led various assignments in the capital market domain for clients in Manufacturing, BFSI, IT/ITES, Oil & Gas, Textiles and Real Estate.
Have had the experience of structuring various investment transactions involving equity, debt and mezzanine capital and have dealt with different multilateral agencies and overseas clients.

Some of past key engagements includes

Vice President & Head - Private Equity & Capital Markets, Meghraj Capital
Associate Director, Debt Syndication & Restructuring, ICFSL
Associate Vice President, IL&FS Merchant Bank / IL&FS Group
Money Market Dealer, Asit C. Mehta
Indian Oil corporation.
Assisted 6 multinationals to enter India

Lalit Mahajan

IIM Calcutta Alumni
Ex CEO in Piramal Group.
Ex VP in Garware group
Ex Marketing head in Ajanta Group
Ex Marketing head in VIP Industries
Assisted 6 multinationals to enter India

Retail experience :

( Biyani) Future Group for Store location & Feasibility in 7 cities.
Kaya Skin Clinic – Scale up and positioning Study.
Dr. Batra’s Clinic – creating a branded strategy and franchise approach.
Created “30+” Brand for Ajanta – a resounding marketing success.
Indian Oil corporation.
Assisted 6 multinationals to enter India

Reema Sen

Chartered Accountant, (4th Rank)
Grad CWA
Over 20 years of experience in Banking & Financial Services Industry
Specialised expertise in providing financing solutions to equity warehousing, start-up financing, promoter funding.
Has managed multiple relationships ranging from large corporates and institutions to mid-market and SME businesses, with individual exposures ranging from $1mln to upward of $100mln.
Involved in landmark transactions involving acquisitions / stake sales, multilateral financing, and equity raise.

Key past engagements include:

Country Head – Banks & FI Group ING Vysya / Kotak Mahindra Bank
Head – Business Risk, India & South Asia, Financial Institutions Group, Standard Chartered Bank
Director - Global Corporates, Standard Chartered Bank
Head – Cash Management, Eastern India, ANZ Grindlays Bank