Any organization as a part of its strategic growth shall undertake acquiring and selling; investing and divesting in the businesses. This can be one of the most crucial and vital financial proposition for any organization as judgement and / or assessment errors can cause havoc for a business. There is a high risk of making errors while handling the complexities of the buy / sale transactions due to demand for speed in turnaround time and / or limited resources at your disposal.
RBSA Advisors provide Transaction Services to assist you in your growth, investment and divestment strategy right from strategic assessment at initial levels through to the closing of the transaction.
RBSA Advisors Transaction Services leadership team comprises experienced and senior due diligence professionals from a big 4. The team is supported by professionals comprising Chartered Accountant (CA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) professionals.
Chetan Khandhadia heads the Due Diligence & Transaction Services practice of RBSA Advisors. Prior to joining RBSA, he was due diligence Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Grant Thornton. He spent 20 years from 1995 to 2015 with PwC and 4 years from 2016 to 2019 with Grant Thornton. He was also Office Managing partner of PwC Ahmedabad. Chetan comes with more than 24 years of experience and deep understanding of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity (PE) transaction process.
Chetan’s expertise include transaction support by performing financial due diligences, buy side and vendor side, inbound and outbound transactions and transactions under Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC) spread across all the sectors. He brings in business, commercial, valuation and tax aspects related to the transaction. He provides inputs on the transaction closing, business and transaction agreements.
Chetan started his career in equity research with Capital Market magazine followed by working with Hinduja Finance Corporation for an aggregate of 3 years.
Chetan is 1992 batch Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a commerce graduate from R. A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics.
Sachin Shah is an Executive Director with Transaction Services. He has more than 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and financial due diligence. Prior to joining RBSA, Sachin was Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal (A&M). Sachin spent 18 years in PwC and 2 years with A&M.
Sachin has provided a broad range of M&A services including business and asset valuations, negotiation support and review of transaction agreements with a primary focus on financialdue diligence. He has been involved in transactions under Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC) and provided due diligence support and inputs on resolution plan to the bidders. He has been involved in more than 250 transactions across industry sectors including several large and complex transactions and has deep understanding of M&A deal process.
Sachin is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is a commerce graduate from NM College, Mumbai.