Singhi Advisors, a leading global investment-banking firm announced key leadership appointments to their Delhi and Mumbai office.
Ankur Gupta has been appointed as an Associate Partner to lead the Delhi office. In the course of an illustrious career spanning 15 years, Gupta brings to the table vast experience spanning M&A and Lead Deal Advisory. He has helped build a strong customer value proposition for large service sector companies by excelling in industry CXO roles covering corporate strategy, investor relations and M&A. After a stint with Singhi’s MA partner Catalyst at UK, Gupta relocated to India and joined Singhi Advisors where he was instrumental in closing prestigious deals like PI Polymer –Rhodia, Hydro S&S – Kingfa Sci. & Tech, China, and Maharaja White line – Group SEB, France. Prior to his second stint with team Singhi, he worked in top leadership positions with Wodehouse Capital Advisors and Ecom Express Pvt Ltd. An outstanding business professional, he has built strong business relationships with a diverse clientele spanning the polymers, logistics and tech space.
Satyaroop Panigrahy has been appointed as an Associate Partner for the Mumbai office. In a distinguished career encompassing more than 12 years of leadership experience, Panigrahy has proved his mettle in successfully leading and executing M&A, corporate finance and project finance deals across cross-functional domains like power, roads, oil & gas and NBFC. Prior to joining Singhi, Panigrahy was working as an Assistant Director (M&A/Corporate Finance / Distressed Debt) with KPMG, India. He has also excelled in key leadership positions in stints with Synergy Consulting Inc (M&A, Bid Advisory and Fund Raise) and NCC Infrastructure Holdings LTD (Corporate Strategy/M&A).
Bhaskar Borkar has joined team Singhi as a strategic advisor. A proficient financial expert, his analytical expertise and data-driven insights will be pivotal to driving value for customers in sectors as varied as building products, real estate, automotive, specialty chemicals, IT and FMCG. Borkar started his career with the Mahindra Group where he distinguished himself in key leadership positions across diverse functional domains including corporate accounts, MIS, exports, new projects etc in India and Europe. In his last assignment with the Mahindra Group, he worked as Finance Manager and Company Secretary at Mahindra British Telecom Ltd (Tech Mahindra). He has also excelled as a CFO of noted companies like Nitco Ltd and JF Laboratories Ltd for 29 years. A Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by qualification, Borkar is the Founder & Mentor of CFOCORP, a professional firm providing consulting services for performance improvement, fund raising through banks and capital markets, financial and operational restructuring, viability study, settlement with lenders and all other CFO services. He is also a qualified Resolution Professional under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
Himanshu Parmar has been appointed as Director at the Mumbai Head Office of Singhi Advisors. Prior to joining team Singhi, young and talented Parmar was tasked with the mandate of managing sector-agnostic early-stage investments. An accomplished professional, he has also excelled in working extensively in the management consulting space in the US helping businesses to transform by leveraging new-age emerging technologies like IoT, AI, Mobile, Big Data/Analytics and Cloud. By providing key business insights and critical guidance, Parmar has helped organizations steer sustained growth trajectories and facilitated their entry into new markets.
“Ankur, Satyaroop, Bhaskar and Himanshu bring to their role strong leadership credentials and an invaluable multi-disciplinary work experience across cross-functional domains. I am sure that team Singhi will benefit from their knowledge and expertise to boost its customer service competencies and scale the next level of growth and expansion,” stated Mahesh Singhi, Founder & MD, Singhi Advisors.