Arun is founder director of Apohan. Arun has a 20 years’ work experience in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A), financial strategy, corporate management and business strategy with the most prestigious companies of India.
Arun has been involved in around 240 transactions of various kinds such as financial turnaround, overseas direct investment, acquisition through share transfer, acquisition of control through infusion of additional equity, buyouts or partial acquisitions, merges, slump sale, greenfield project funding, financing of acquisitions, joint ventures, public private partnership (PPP) projects, etc. The approximate nominal value of all these transactions would run into USD 2-3 billion.
Arun has worked in Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mumbai; GAIL (India) Limited, Delhi; CRISIL Limited, Delhi; PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) India Limited, Delhi; Isolux Corsan India Private Limited, Gurugram; Integrated Multi-Modal Transit (DIMTS) Systems Private Limited, Delhi; Bluestream Infrastructure Development Consultants Private Limited, Pune before he ventured for starting Apohan.
Arun has an experience in wide variety of sectors for the M&A assignments such as construction (EPC, PPP, PMC, AMC), core sectors (steel & cement), infrastructure (water, wastewater, reuse of wastewater, roads, highways, ports, airports, railways, urban transport, automobile, shipping, aviation, metro, city bus transport) energy (oil & natural gas, power – generation, transmission, distribution, renewables), mechanical & electrical engineering projects, information technology projects, ITeS projects, new age technology projects, LBS, GPS, food, chemical & other process industries, social infrastructure (schools, hospitals, stedium), real estate.
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Arun is an expert in M&A, corporate management, financial models, business laws, risk management, valuation, business contract formulation, business strategy, transaction advisory, business alliance management, contract negotiations, finance, banking, greenfield projects, economics, CEO training, etc.
Arun is a BE (Mechanical) from College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) of 1998 batch and an MBA (International Business) from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi of 2003 batch.
Shailesh is a business leader with 19 years of experience of impacting organizations through strategic decisions across Rating Industry, Consulting Services, MSME advisory, IT & ITes, Education Management and Marketing & Management Consulting. He is a business leader successful at implementing strategies to drive profitability and sales. He has been leading teams for businesses and revenues; driving sales, marketing and growth strategies. He has led teams of up-to 200 members. He has an international experience of leading projects delivered in Australia, Africa & UAE.
Shailesh has worked with Onicra Credit Rating Agency, AVTEG Pvt Ltd, Hope Technologies Ltd, Supertech Solutions Ltd, Fifth Quadrant Designs, etc. He has represented Organisations in various forums as a speaker, member of panel discussion, faculty at workshops organised by CII, IIA, FICCI, ACMA, NSDC, NSIC, AIMA, UNDP, etc.
Shailesh has experience in the sectors such as MSME, information technology, Social Impact & Livelihood, Banking, Infrastructure and Facility Management, Education and Training.
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Shailesh is an expert in Sales & Marketing, corporate management, business strategy, Network advisory, business alliance management, Cross Cultural engagements, Rating Models, Project Management, Go To Market, Opportunity Identification, Start up, etc.
Shailesh is a BSc (Electronics) and PGD (Industrial Instrumentation and Information Technology) from Center for Electronics Design and Technology of India, Gorakhpur (CEDTI), 1996 Batch. Shailesh is an MBA (Marketing and Financial Management) from Nagpur University, Nagpur, 1998 Batch