Deepankar Katyal, Finance Expert in Gurugram, Haryana, India
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Deepankar Katyal

Verified Expert  in Finance

Finance Expert

Gurugram, Haryana, India
Toptal Member Since
November 10, 2021

Deepankar has worked in corporate finance and investment banking divisions at PwC and EY for five years. He has worked with private equity, venture capital, and strategy clients in real estate, hospitality, eCommerce, FMCG, and renewable energy. Deepankar freelances to solve fascinating problems that investors and entrepreneurs face in their M&A processes. He strives to make the fundraising process as simple as possible for all the parties involved.

Career Highlights

Education Highlights

Bachelor's Degree
University of Agra
Master's Degree
Indira Gandhi University
Master's Degree
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Certification Highlights

Certificate Course in Valuation
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Certificate Course in IFRS
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK)

Case Studies

Work Experience

Senior Associate

2019 - 2021
  • Assisted a major, Canada-based PE investor in acquiring hospitality companies in India with a valuation of $1 billion+. The work spanned one year and involved deal origination, term sheet negotiation, valuation, due diligence, execution, and closing.
  • Worked for the world's biggest composites manufacturer from Finland as it acquired a majority stake in an Indian company, thereby making it the biggest player in the Indian market.
  • Assisted a sovereign wealth fund to invest in Indian real estate, primarily in the major metropolitan areas of Mumbai and Delhi, ensuring a YoY ROI of 5% through lease and maintenance charges.
Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Due Diligence, Valuation, Transaction Advisory

Senior Analyst

2016 - 2018
  • Worked with a mega cap pharma company from the United States to carve out their non-core surgical equipment business. The engagement involved 500 hours of trial balance review and preparation of financial statements.
  • Assisted the managers in automating the preparation of data books for due diligence using Power Query and visualization tools like Spotfire and Tableau. Helped EY save more than 10% of the hours spent on creating data books.
  • Found adjustments to EBITDA, which reduced the buyer's cash outflow by 30% due to proforma expenses being adjusted. I did this while gaining expertise in the due diligence process for M&A transactions.
Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Due Diligence
2016 - 2019

Bachelor's Degree in Corporate Law

University of Agra - Agra, India

2014 - 2016

Master's Degree in Finance and Taxation

Indira Gandhi University - New Delhi, India

2011 - 2015

Master's Degree in Finance

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - New Delhi


CFA Level 1

CFA institute


Certificate Course in Valuation

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India


Certificate Course in IFRS

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK)

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