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Chandrika Soyantar

Education & Consulting, IBS Ahmedabad
City: Ahmedabad


Cleantech, Engineering, Hotels / Hospitality

Areas of speciality:

Finance, General Management, Legal

My entire career of over 30 years is in the area of corporate finance, investment banking , development banking, project finance, strategy and consulting at well-known organizations in key role- Deloitte & Touche (Senior Director-Corporate Finance, India), PwC (Associate Director-CF-Mumbai), Deutsche Bank AG, JM Financial (the erstwhile local partner of Morgan Stanley for Investment Banking), The ICICI Ltd (now ICICI Bank) then India\\\'s premier financial institution. ICICI has created a new class of first generation of entrepreneurs that includes Reliance Industries Ltd. On account of project finance experience spanning the entire gamut of sector and also fund raising for SMEs, Large Indian Corporates and MNCs and providing high level of corporate finance services, I have first hand experience of seeing green field projects achieving turnover of more than Rs4000 crores today As a corporate finance adviser, I have advised entrepreneurs and corporates in carrying out project feasibility, preparation of business plans (including capital structuring) for fund raising from institutional markets (VCFs/PEFs /MFs/FIs) and capital markets (through IPOs/FPOs /QIPs/PA?Rights Issues/ My passions are working with first generation entrepreneurs by mentoring them in overall strategy and then enabling them to raise funds based on capital structuring advice.Due to my work with accounting firms such as Deloittee, PwC and NM Raiji I have excellent understanding of accounting, financial, taxation and legal and regulatory issues that an Indian corporate faces My clients have ranged from Multilateral financial agency such as Asian Development (\\\"ADB\\\") to governments (Govt of Gujarat for restructuring and privatization of their 12 PSUs), PSUs (VSNL), MNCs (Deutsche Telekom AG, Sandvik AB), Large Indian corporates (TATAs, L&T) and numerous SMEs operating in sectors such as Hotels, Hospital, Telecom, Infrastructure, Manufacturing , Engineering, Chemicals and Fertilisers, Textiles, Steel, Shipping , Water, Housing, Ports, Financial Institutuions, Minerals & Mining, Explosives, Value Added Telecom Services (VAS) , Internet, IP Telephony In view of the above, I have knowledge and expertise of various sectors as well

Primary 1. To be a catalyst in creating a new class of entrepreneurs in India Secondary 1. To enable first generation entrepreneurs from among, preferably (though not necessarily), professionals to take up business opportunities Value Addition 1.

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