Mr. Sanjay V. Bhandarkar

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sanjay Bhandarkar is the former Managing Director of Rothschild's Investment Banking operations in India.

During his career with Rothschild, he advised on a variety of corporate finance transactions across M&A, Capital Markets and Debt Restructuring.

A few notable deals include; advising Meralco on their acquisition of GMR's Island Power Project in Singapore; advising shareholders of CAMS, India's largest mutual fund registry business on the sale of 45% stake to National Stock Exchange; advising McCormick on the purchase of the foods business from Kohinoor Foods; advising Government of India on the 3G and BWA auctions, the pioneering e-auction process in India; advising the Tata Group on the purchase of Corus; advising Aircel on the sale of its towers business to GTL; advising Suzlon on its debt restructuring discussions with international lenders; advising GVK - South African consortium on its bid for Mumbai airport privatisation; advising Indian Lenders on restructuring and sale of Dabhol Power Company, India's largest and most complex restructuring.

Mr. Bhandarkar has a degree in Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Prior to Rothschild, he has also worked with Peregrine Capital and ICICI Securities and Finance Company Limited. He has over two decades of experience in Investment banking.