Raman has 12 years of experience leading over 30 M&A transactions and raising $500 million+ in debt and equity capital, with varying degrees of involvement as an operating executive or an active board member. He enjoys helping businesses and working with fascinating entrepreneurs and investors to solve complex problems and maximize value.
Worked on a multi-sided platform that connects care coordinators, practitioners, and patients.
Built the product and engineering team in India.
Sold to managed care organizations helping them achieve care coordination efficiencies.
Focus areas: Analytics, Sales
2010 - 2018
Managed all aspects of the business, including deal sourcing, due diligence and valuation, deal execution, financing arrangements, acquisitions, strategic development, operational planning, and fund marketing. I worked alongside the partners of the fund and executives of the portfolio companies.
Developed investment themes within the targeted sectors using primary and third-party research. Oversaw industry analysis, competitive position, and growth prospects.
Worked directly with the senior management teams at portfolio companies to shape and support portfolio company strategy, help with executive recruiting, drive acquisition opportunities, assist with budgeting and forecasting, and support other board-level initiatives.
Oversaw the preparation of investment committee memoranda detailing investment thesis and risks, due diligence findings, transaction structure, financing alternatives, forecasted cash flows and credit statistics, likely exit opportunities, and expected returns.
Oversaw and led negotiations on key transaction legal documentation.
Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Investing, Strategy, Go to Market, Market Research, Private Equity, Financial Modeling, Recruiting, Growth, Capital Raising, Portfolio Management, Due Diligence
2008 - 2010
Valued companies, evaluated acquisition opportunities, and assessed pro forma impact of various capital market transactions using leveraged buy-out analysis, discounted cash flow, comparable companies, comparable transactions, and accretion/dilution analysis.
Participated in the origination and execution of investment banking transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, debt and equity financing for public and private equity sponsor clients in the technology, and media and communications industries.