Instant Company Setup in India

OUR TEAM

We are a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals committed towards providing excellent services to our clients that create value for their businesses. We have also partnered with trusted consultants and experts from various industries to provide a one-stop destination to corporate for catering to all financial & strategic needs of their businesses.

Mr. Gopal Maheshwari

Managing Partner

Our team is led by our Managing Partner, Mr. Gopal Maheshwari , a qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years of all-round experience across verticals including M&A advisory and deal making, strategic consulting, transaction structuring, fund raising, entry strategies, tax structuring and advisory, accounting and auditing etc.

In his past stints, Gopal had been associated with Big 4 accounting firms wherein he worked at senior management roles advising several multi-national corporates on international taxation, establishing business in India, exchange control transactions, tax litigations, audits and due-diligence.

Gopal has also served as CFO of one of the largest media and exhibition company of UK where he was leading finance and commercial division and had also successfully acquired various businesses during this tenure.

Mr. K.V. Rajan

Chief Advisor

Our Chief Advisor Mr. K.V. Rajan is a distinguished former diplomat who served in senior diplomatic assignments in a number of foreign countries. During his 35 years of diplomatic service, Mr. Rajan also occupied prominent and high positions including permanent secretary and advisor to the Minister in the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

  •  Advisor to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
  •  Member, Oil Diplomacy Committee set up by Minister for Petroleum & natural Gas
  •  Member, National Security Advisory Board
  •  President, Association of Indian Diplomats
  •  Advisor, Asian Energy Institute

Shweta Agarwal

Senior Manager

Shweta is a senior manager with the firm and has been with the firm since 2013.

She specialises in transaction advisory, due diligence reviews, and the entire gamut of corporate finance. Shweta possesses a solid accounting & finance experience and has been serving clients on accounting & tax advisory, complex investment structuring, and compliance services across diversified sectors. Shweta has successfully completed several acquisitions and fund-raising transactions during her tenure with the firm. She is also an expert in post-investment integrations from financial and monitoring perspective.

In her earlier stint, she led the M&A initiatives at MPS Ltd, a large publishing company, where she also handled multiple cross border and domestic transactions.

Shweta is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and is currently a professional level Company Secretary candidate from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Projesh Shakdher

Senior Manager – Transactions

Projesh leads the transaction advisory vertical at GMC. He brings along more than six years of rich investment banking experience, especially in business development, fund-raising, and sell-side acquisitions. He has been instrumental in concluding several transactions in varied sectors.

Projesh is an expert in the identification and analysis of businesses across sectors and possesses a very strong ability in mapping the investees with desired investors and guiding the investors towards appropriate targets / opportunities.

Prior to GMC, Projesh was actively involved with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a United Nations agency, as part of its Knowledge and Strategy Division. He was a core member of the team leading the mega launch of the Rural Development Report in India and handling Post-Tsunami Sustainable Livelihood Programme.

Projesh is a Certified Investment Professional from Moody’s Analytics. He also holds an MBA degree in International Business & Finance from Amity University and has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Delhi.

Rishabh Kumar

Vice President

Rishabh has more than 12 years of Investment Banking experience with prime focus on Cross Border M&A Transactions. He brings with him an in-depth knowledge of each step involved in M&A transactions, starting from deal origination to a successful closure.

He has worked across a wide range of sectors such as Auto Components, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Textiles, Engineering, IT, Healthcare, etc. and also dealt with large Private Equity Funds.

Prior to joining GMC, Rishabh was working with another investment banking firm where he successfully advised various medium to large sized companies across sectors for both domestic and international transactions.

Before his tenure in M&A advisory, he also worked for Grant Thornton and provided Risk Advisory Services to various clients.

Rishabh has achieved distinction in his MBA from the University of Sheffield in UK and has majored in Finance and Disaster Management. He also holds a Dual Hons Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Greenwich in UK and is an ACCA level 3 candidate.

Shaurya Nijhawan

Senior Associate

Shaurya started his career with the firm in 2014 in business research after which he progressed to taking an active role in the Transaction Advisory vertical.

He is an expert in business analysis, financial modelling, documentation & contractual review, and deal structuring. Shaurya specialises in innovative and challenging structuring assignments and has been delivering exceptional results to the clients of the firm. A detail-oriented and meticulous team player who has been instrumental in carrying out some of the critical assignments of business analysis and financial modelling. Shaurya possesses a deep understanding of accounting, taxation, and regulatory compliances which compliments his ability to cover all aspects of advisory.

Shaurya is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a two-time all-India 4th rank-holder in CA-IPCC and CA-CPT.