A Chartered Accountant from India, having experience of valuation, investment banking and auditing. Huge fan of mettlesome VC world.
My name is Arjun Garg. I am a learning enthusiast, a consultant by profession, a multitasker by passion who is always keen on accepting new challenges and solving them innovatively. Currently, I work with KPMG‚Äôs Deal Advisory division. Being a part of ‚ÄúFinancial Modelling and Solutions Group‚Äù, I support member firms and clients in various stages of deal lifecycle. I perform analytical and integrity review of financial models relating to but not limited to bids, acquisitions, valuations, project finance across infrastructure and fund management sectors. I have been involved with Data Modelling aspect required for the purpose of Account Planning. My core interest lies in Valuations, Economics, Statistics and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). I have my own website – oceanofinsights.com where I publish articles pertaining to Financial Markets, Wealth Management and Business News. Also, I have three research papers published on CFD in international journals. I have done MBA in Banking & Financial Services from International Management Institute, New Delhi. I am also Wharton Online alumni who has passed CFA level 1 in 2019. Prior to that I have done Mechanical Engineering from Nirma University, Ahmedabad.
During my college years, I have won prizes in sports like football, table tennis, athletics and competitions like Equity research and HULT PRIZE. Time and again, I have organised and anchored in major college events.I am equally fond of travelling, engaging in healthy discussions, playing strategy board games and maintaining healthy lifestyle.
“I work in a boutique Financial Advisory as an offshore analyst. I work with private equities, hedge funds and alternative investment managers by supporting their investment teams through all the phases of an investment deal including pre-screening, investment analysis, attracting investors in both debt and equity tranches, structuring, initial legal paperwork and portfolio monitoring. I have worked with deals from all around the world mainly in the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey and Nigeria.
Apart from work I enjoy Reading, Philately and watching TV series’. I think I am a fast learner and a very curious person. I am a Chemical Engineering graduate with a minor in Entrepreneurship from IIT Bombay.”
A CFA level 3 & a gold class awardee in ModelOff 2017, Akshay is currently an MBA student at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) India. He has advised on $100M+ financing projects as a freelancer and has worked in Blackrock and KPMG for 3 years before coming to IIMA. He will be joining Morgan Stanley (Investment Banking division) in the summers of 2020 as an intern.