Mergers & Acquisitions Summit 2019 / Speakers

Yogesh Mahansaria, Serial Entrepreneur (Co-founder Alliance Tire Group, Mahansaria Tyres; former co-promoter Balkrishna Inds)

Yogesh Mahansaria started his career in 1993 as an industrial trainee at Balkrishna Industries Ltd. Thereafter, he was given responsibility for business development at the tire business, wherein he identified the opportunity to enter the global market for Off-Highway Tires and was then tasked with implementing this strategy.

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Vijay Paradkar, VP - M&A, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd

Anil Raibagi, Senior Vice President and Global Head– M & A, Wipro Limited

Gautam Gode, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Samara Capital

Subrata Kumar Nag, Group CEO & Executive Director, Quess Corp

Subrata Kumar Nag is the Group CEO & Executive Director of our Company. A seasoned finance professional with over three decades of experience, he is responsible for implementing the Company's overall long and short term strategies.

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Manas Datta, Group CFO, Wockhardt

Manas Datta, Group CFO of Wockhardt has rich experience of 30 years in the field of Corporate Finance, Treasury, M&A, Taxation etc. in large Indian conglomerates like AV Birla Group, Chambal Fertilisers, The Oberoi Group.

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Vikas Wadhawan, CFO, Proptiger

Vikas is a Chartered Accountant and CPA (USA) with extensive experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Partnering, Fundraise, Capital Structuring & Investor Relations. He is an innovative results driven leader in the digital industry and has a sharp strategic vision and simultaneously embraces the financial and commercial elements of running a business.

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Devki Nandan, SVP & Head - M&A, JSW Infrastructure Ltd.

Sumit Jalan, MD, Credit Suisse Asia Pacific

Sumit Jalan is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Asia Pacific Division, based in Mumbai. He is Co-Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, India.  

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Varsha Jhawar, Head - M&A and Investment Banking, Alantra India

Varsha Jhawar heads the India of Office of Alantra - a leading global investment bank, focusing on the mid-market, with offices across Europe, the US, Latin America and Asia. Alantra has more than 500 professionals across the globe providing independent advice on Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Advisory, Financial Restructuring, Credit Portfolio and Capital Markets Transactions.

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Vikram Narula, Co-MD, The Carlyle Group

Vikram Nirula is a Managing Director of the Asia Buyout advisory team, focusing on investment activities in India.  He is based in Mumbai.

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Sourav Das, Sr Finance Manager-Mergers & Acquisitions, Hindustan Unilever Limited

Roopal Kulsrestha, Partner - M & A, Private Equity & General Corporate, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas &Co

Roopal Kulsrestha, is a Corporate, M&A and PE Partner based out of the Mumbai office of the Firm. She has extensive experience in cross border M&A / private equity deals across a range of sectors including insurance, real estate, hospitality and infrastructure. Roopal has also advised clients in public M&A acquisitions in listed Indian companies.

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Iqbal Khan, Senior Partner - Private Equity, M & A & General Corporate, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas &Co

Iqbal has a J.D. from the Columbia Law School, New York, and an LL.B. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, England.  After graduating and before moving to India and helping Shardul build the Mumbai office, he worked at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, and then at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York for approx. 6+ years, respectively.

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Vijay Madhav Paradkar, Vice President & Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

Vijay is the Vice- President & Head of Mergers and Acquisition at Corporate Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, where he is responsible for all M&A, JV, Disinvestments, and PE Investments activities of the Group.

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