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DLF Cyber City | DLF Phase III
Gurgaon 122002
Tel: +91 124 339 5000

BMR House
Dr RK Shirodkar Marg, Parel
Mumbai 400 012
Tel: +91 22 3021 7000

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8-12 Cubbon Road
Bangalore 560001
Tel: +91 80 4032 0000

33 | South Beach Avenue
MRC Nagar
Chennai 600028
Tel: +91 44 4298 7000

Email addresses are of the form of “first name’s first letter”+”last name” For example John Doe’s email address is


Ashish Gulati, Partner

Ashish Gulati is a Partner with BMR Advisors’ Mergers & Acquisitions practice. He has over 10 years of experience in M&A and was part of the M&A practice of the Big Four companies. Ashish is focused on end to end transaction advisory and support to multinational and Indian clients, both on buy side and sell side.

Ashish has extensive experience in advising companies on deal structuring, acquisitions, business re-organization, due-diligence, negotiations, valuations, business/ capital restructuring. He is focused on the automotive and industrials, and renewable energy sector transactions.

Ashish has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Delhi University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant in 2002.

Vivek Gupta, Partner

Vivek is a Partner with BMR Advisors’ Mergers and Acquisitions practice. He specializes in transaction tax and restructuring and also leads the vertical in the firm. Apart from his transaction tax responsibility, Vivek is actively involved in the corporate finance practice having played a key role in the establishment of this practice and in the emergence of BMR as a leading M&A transaction advisor in the mid-market space.

He has over 18 years of experience across corporate mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions as well as business re-organizations, domestic as well as multi-jurisdictional, having participated in a number of cross-border and domestic transactions. He has advised a number of large domestic as well as Fortune 500 companies on complex transactions across sectors such as media and entertainment, information technology, retail, e-commerce and consumer. Vivek brings a blend of strategic, financial, tax & regulatory and commercial skills to such engagements.

He finds mention in the ITR World Tax Guide 2004 and 2007, as a leading advisor on M&A transactions in India. He writes for the financial newspapers and is also an active contributor to various current affairs and news shows on the electronic media.

Vivek is a graduate in Commerce from the University of Delhi and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Rohit Berry

Rohit is a Partner with BMR Advisors, leading its Mergers & Acquisitions practice. With a specialization in originating, structuring and implementing cross border and domestic transactions, Rohit has over 21 years of experience in advising Fortune 500 multinationals and Indian business houses in complex M&A matters.

A former partner and leader of the transaction advisory practice at two Big 4 firms, Rohit is recognised as having the most active experience, spanning two decades, in advising Japanese companies in establishing, diversifying and consolidating their presence in India, across sectors and with particular focus on the automobile and chemicals industry. In addition, Rohit has been involved with complex corporate and business restructuring assignments for clients in India, advising on a host of financial, business, fiscal and regulatory issues.

Rohit’s work finds mention in various M&A related publications and surveys including, The World Tax 2005, as “advisor on significant M&A transactions in India”. He regularly conducts workshops and seminars on the India M&A experience in both Japan and Germany.

Rohit is a graduate in Commerce from the University of Delhi and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the year 1994. He is also a Chartered Secretary with a specialization in company law matters.

Seiji Ota, Partner

Seiji is a senior member in BMR Advisors’ Mergers & Acquisitions practice and is a core member of the Japanese Business Group. He is a lawyer with over 14 years of experience in the industry. Seiji specializes in advising Japanese clients on various issues pertaining to mergers & acquisitions, direct tax, personal tax, indirect tax and regulatory issues. He is actively involved in the Japanese client initiative across a range of industries including automobiles, trade, heavy machinery, construction, consumer electronics, logistics and services. He has been managing several projects for Japanese companies engaged in a diverse range of business- advising on entry strategies, business restructuring, exit mechanisms, opportunity and feasibility studies.

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