As an engineer with an MBA in finance, Piyush has executed valuation, financial modeling, and investment assessment assignments for an investment conglomerate with investments in more than 60 companies in the MENA region. He is also a co-founder of two early-stage companies in the fintech and eCommerce sectors. Piyush enjoys freelancing to advise clients on capital raising, corporate finance and venture capital projects, M&A, and other transactions.
Raised $15 million of structured debt for one of the top solar module manufacturers in India.
Undertook the valuation of a F&B startup for a top Indian venture capital fund.
Prepared the information memorandum, financial model, and valuation of an infrastructure services company for an acquisition transaction.
Participated in raising $2.5 million of debt for a 4MW solar power plant in India. The scope of work included the preparation of a financial model and project report and the identification of lenders for financing.
Built a financial model and prepared the information memorandum to raise $5 million for an Indian solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company.
Undertook a financial feasibility study for a chemical plant in Kuwait. The assignment involved the preparation of a financial model and feasibility report, validation of project costs and marketing assumptions, and valuation of the company.
Provided M&A advisory services to a leading F&B company in Saudi Arabia acquiring a Turkish edible oil and canned food manufacturing company. Deliverables included quantified synergies arising out of the acquisition and a recommended valuation range.
Assisted an online education services company to raise approximately $2 million of equity capital from angel investors and venture capital funds for its expansion plans.
Performed a preliminary financial analysis and due diligence on two leading microfinance institutions (MFIs) in India to identify the investment target for a Dubai-based private equity investor.
Conducted a risk assessment on an MFI for a foreign bank in India. This involved an analysis of past financials and a review of the business plan and operating model to understand the operating and financial risks.
Assisted one of the top Indian MFIs in raising $25 million of private equity from a Dubai-based private equity investor.
Focus areas: Business Planning, Valuation Modeling, Impact Investing, Corporate Finance
Master's degree in Finance
2002 - 2004
T. A. Pai Management Institute - Manipal, Karnataka, India
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