Speaker List - MarketsandMarkets Mergers and Acquisition Virtual Conference - [Eastern Time Zone (EST)]

MarketsandMarkets Mergers and Acquisition Virtual Conference - [Eastern Time Zone (EST)]

15th October 2021
Anik Koria
Anik Koria
Team Lead, Group Mergers & Acquisitions,
Reliance Industries

Anik is an M&A specialist who has led several marquee transactions worth billions of dollars – domestic / cross-border, buy-side / sell-side, standard / stressed assets – across various sectors. He has vast experience in M&A, valuation, due diligence, regulatory compliances, IPO & QIP issues, statutory audits, taxation and inspections.

He is currently with Group M&A Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai. Previously, he has worked with Deutsche Bank (Investment Banking – Australia), E&Y and Chaturvedi & Shah.

He has delivered several talks pan-India and authored several papers in various professional journals / newsletters.

He grew up in Mumbai and completed B.Com. from N.M. College. He holds an M.Com. degree from University of Mumbai, is a Chartered Accountant and has completed PGP in Management from Indian School of Business

He has been a member of the Corporate & Allied Law Committee and Career Counseling Committee of WIRC of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is very actively involved in alumni related activities of Indian School of Business.

Youssef Sbai Tanji
Youssef Sbai Tanji
Director - IT M&A and CIO Advisory,

Youssef SBAI is a Director within Capgemini Invent, leading IT Mergers and Acquisition practice for France

· He has more than 15 years of international experience, within international consulting firms and Corporates, leading large transformation programs, mainly related to Mergers & Acquisitions and CIO Advisory.

· He supported many M&A transactions in pre-deal and post-deal for Private Equities and Corporates (Due Diligence, Day one preparation, Post Merger Integration, Carve-Out), in various industries (FSI, Automotive, Mobility, Construction, Retail, Utilities, Insurance).

· He assisted in IT Strategy definition and led many IT transformation projects, mainly in Insurance, Utilities and Construction.

· He also set up Business Shared Services for a large international Construction company.

Siddharth Borkar
Siddharth Borkar
Senior Manager - Group Mergers & Acquisitions,
Mahindra Group

Siddharth is a Chartered Account by qualification & presently part of the Group M&A team of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd where he overseas M&A opportunities for the Mahindra Group across sectors such as Financial services, Mobility, After Market, Automotive, Aerospace etc. He has been involved in diverse transactions such as Private Equity induction & buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, divestments, internal restructuring, joint ventures and capital market transactions.

Prior to working with the Mahindra Group, Siddharth was a part of the Business Valuation team of Deloitte India where he served large Indian corporates & multinationals for valuation engagements including numerous cross border transactions across Asia, Europe and America.

Pedro De Mello
Pedro De Mello
Manager - M&A,
Datwyler Group

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) | Investments | Strategy | Team & Project Management | IMD MBA

Pedro De Mello has 9 years of international investment experience leading M&A deals within Consumer & Retail, Telecom, and Industrials sectors. Proven ability to structure and execute complex deals leveraging on strong analytical skills, financial expertise, and strategic insights. Solid track record of transactions by leading multidisciplinary teams and effectively communicating across different stakeholders.

Lisa Yu
Lisa Yu
Managing director- Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures,
Tata Consultancy Services

Lisa is a Managing Director with TCS M&A Consulting Services. She has deep and broad experience in orchestrating and driving the success for mega M&A programs such as merger integrations, serial acquisitions, strategic divestitures, and operational performance acceleration. Passionate about effectively driving results through collaboration, Lisa partners with C-suits in an end-to-end manner across the full M&A deal cycle. Her clients span a variety of private sectors such as Manufacturing and Consumer Products, Retail and Travel, Technology and Services, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Energy and Utility, Transportation and Financial Services. Prior to her tenure with TCS, Lisa worked as an M&A advisor in major management consulting firms such as Accenture Strategy and Deloitte Consulting. Lisa holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

Hitesh Chittara
Hitesh Chittara
Vice President, Growth Advisory,
MarketsandMarkets Research Pvt. Ltd.

10 years of experience in managing customer relationships and creating operational excellence internally and externally. Hitesh has been instrumental in onboarding as well as managing some of the biggest customers at Marketsand Markets. He has also worked with Adani Group, leading the electrical equipment & machineries procurement team and the clean energy initiatives team with remarkable success. He holds a B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and an MBA in Finance & Operations from IIM Ahmedabad.

Vinod Chikkareddy
Vinod Chikkareddy
Corporate SVP,