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Sumit Arora
Co-Head – Mergers & Acquisitions
Sumit is the Executive Director in the M&A Advisory team and leads assignments involving mergers & acquisitions, strategic advisory and corporate restructurings. Prior to joining Axis /Enam in 2008, he was working with Darashaw & Co. (corporate advisory team) where he was responsible for business development and execution in the areas of private equity placement, business valuation, project appraisal, feasibility studies etc.
Based in Mumbai, he has over 19 years of investment banking experience. During his career he hassuccessfully closed 40+ M&A and corporate restructuring transactions across sectors. Some of the key transaction he has been part of include Sale by ION Energy Inc. of its BMS business to Endurance Technologies Ltd., Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. group reorganization, Merger of Inox Leisure Ltd with PVR Ltd., Dalmia Group restructuring, Merger of Holcim India Pvt. Ltd. with Ambuja Cements Ltd., Acquisition of Spicejet Ltd. by Mr. Kalanithi Maran & Kal Airways Pvt. Ltd. etc.
Sumit holds Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Lucknow University and a PGDBA (Finance) from ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad. Sumit also has a Diploma in Business Finance and is a CA (Inter).
In his free time, he likes to travel, watch movies especially biopics and documentaries and has a special interest in old Hindi music.
Sumit Arora
Co-Head – Mergers & Acquisitions
Sumit is the Executive Director in the M&A Advisory team and leads assignments involving mergers & acquisitions, strategic advisory and corporate restructurings. Prior to joining Axis /Enam in 2008, he was working with Darashaw & Co. (corporate advisory team) where he was responsible for business development and execution in the areas of private equity placement, business valuation, project appraisal, feasibility studies etc.
Based in Mumbai, he has over 19 years of investment banking experience. During his career he hassuccessfully closed 40+ M&A and corporate restructuring transactions across sectors. Some of the key transaction he has been part of include Sale by ION Energy Inc. of its BMS business to Endurance Technologies Ltd., Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. group reorganization, Merger of Inox Leisure Ltd with PVR Ltd., Dalmia Group restructuring, Merger of Holcim India Pvt. Ltd. with Ambuja Cements Ltd., Acquisition of Spicejet Ltd. by Mr. Kalanithi Maran & Kal Airways Pvt. Ltd. etc.
Sumit holds Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Lucknow University and a PGDBA (Finance) from ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad. Sumit also has a Diploma in Business Finance and is a CA (Inter).
In his free time, he likes to travel, watch movies especially biopics and documentaries and has a special interest in old Hindi music.

Key People

Umesh Agrawal
Managing Director- Healthcare
Nitin Idnani
Executive Director – Real Estate, Ports & Airports
Suraj Krishnaswamy
Executive Director – Energy
Amit Jain
Managing Director – Pharma