Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions

We provide a full suite of M&A advisory services to companies in the technology ecosystem, from strategy definition to deal origination and execution.

Inorganic growth is an effective pathway to acquire capabilities at an accelerated pace and capitalize on market opportunities. The potential to create sustainable value from increased market share, vertical integration, access to IP, newer technologies, experienced talent, enhanced product offerings and diversified product line is amplified. Our capabilities span across M&A strategy definition, buy side and sell side M&A advisory, corporate finance, and asset due diligence amongst others.

Zinnov’s differentiated value proposition is primarily driven by:

  1. Strong industry-specific knowledge of Technology Service Providers across Software, Digital, IOT, and Hyper Intelligent Automation
  2. A great network of relationships with key industry players and in-depth knowledge of their aspirations, strategies, and focus areas
  3. Involvement of senior team members with domain and functional expertise expanding across mid-to-small sized markets
  4. Unparalleled connections across the globe, which helps in identifying relevant targets or motivated buyers.

Zinnov keeps its “finger on the pulse” in the industry and designs M&A processes that deliver optimum solution to the client.

  • We help define the M&A strategy for investors to pivot growth in select areas. We provide complementary strategy, supplementary strategy, account entry strategy, capability-based and geography-based strategy.

  • We offer a full suite of buy side M&A advisory services to cater to the client’s defined inorganic growth strategy. From asset shortlisting to target profiling, stakeholder connects, valuation analysis, to due diligence examinations and transaction documentation and closing support, we provide end-to-end buy side M&A advisory services.

  • We have capabilities in providing a full suite of sell side M&A advisory services in line with seller objectives.

  • We offer strategic advisory to make the right business and financial decisions for companies.

  • We undertake commercial due diligence of identified asset with a deeper view on growth potential. We conduct market analysis, compete analysis, accounts analysis, capability analysis, along with growth strategy validation and inorganic view validation.

We help define the M&A strategy for investors to pivot growth in select areas. We provide complementary strategy, supplementary strategy, account entry strategy, capability-based and geography-based strategy.

M&A Strategy Definition

We offer a full suite of buy side M&A advisory services to cater to the client’s defined inorganic growth strategy. From asset shortlisting to target profiling, stakeholder connects, valuation analysis, to due diligence examinations and transaction documentation and closing support, we provide end-to-end buy side M&A advisory services.

Buy Side M&A Advisory

We have capabilities in providing a full suite of sell side M&A advisory services in line with seller objectives.

Sell Side M&A Advisory

We offer strategic advisory to make the right business and financial decisions for companies.

Corporate Finance

We undertake commercial due diligence of identified asset with a deeper view on growth potential. We conduct market analysis, compete analysis, accounts analysis, capability analysis, along with growth strategy validation and inorganic view validation.

Due Diligence

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Management Team

Praveen Bhadada | Zinnov

Praveen Bhadada
Managing Partner & Global Head

Praveen is responsible for driving Zinnov’s Digital Transformation for Global Enterprises, in the areas of IoT, Go To Market, Business Operations and Automation.

Sidhant Rastogi | Zinnov

Sidhant Rastogi
Managing Partner & Global Head

Sidhant has engaged with Fortune 500 companies to execute and transform their engineering global innovation strategy. He is an expert in Automotive and Automation domains.

Rajat Kohli | Zinnov

Rajat Kohli
Partner

Rajat leads the end-to-end aspects of strategic consulting engagements focused on assisting global Fortune 500 Technology companies with respect to formulating and implementing their market expansion strategy.

Vimal Menon | Zinnov

Vimal Menon
Partner

Vimal has extensive experience in formulating GTM strategies for Globalisation. He has worked for Large Product Companies and ER&D Service Providers in Auto/Aerospace, Medical Devices, Oil & Gas.

Sean Bouani | Zinnov

Sean Bouani
Partner

Sean brings 15+ years of business leadership experience in Enterprise, IoT, Cloud, AI/ML, data, digital media, mobile, and blockchain. Sean leads Zinnov’s North American digital transformation practice, focusing on long-term value creation for tech companies, enterprises, GSIs, and ISVs.

Nikhil Kulkarni | Zinnov

Nikhil Kulkarni
Principal

Nikhil has over 10 years of experience in strategy, consulting, and sales enablement. His focus is on collaborating with clients in strategy and execution of their pursuits in the Software & Internet Sector.

Anand Kalra | Zinnov

Anand Kalra
Principal

Anand leads the investment banking segment at Zinnov. He has prior experience of around 13 years at HSBC and Deloitte and has expertise in public and private sell-side and buy-side M&A, Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Corporate Finance, and Corporate Strategy. His work is focused on software verticals, automation, and IT services.

Nikhil Vishal Bagde | Zinnov

Nikhil Vishal Bagde
Principal

Nikhil has expertise in Media & Entertainment and Aerospace sectors and has been engaged in strategic assignments with global PES providers in advising them on Market Landscape, M&A Analysis and Compete Intelligence.

Jeffrey Czischke | Zinnov

Jeffrey Czischke
Principal

With 20 years of experience in IT Financial Services, Jeff Czischke is an Automation Practitioner at Zinnov. He is based out of Chicago and has worked with many large financial institutions including, JP Morgan, Northern Trust, UBS, etc. He has extensive experience implementing various applications within Financial institutions with an emphasis on legal and compliance systems.

Sivaram Sundaramurthy | Zinnov

Sivaram Sundaramurthy
Principal

Sivaram comes with more than a decade of experience and currently heads the procurement offering. He advises procurement organizations on their strategies, while also helping them in their decision-making with regards to their day-to-day challenges that they face. Prior to Zinnov, he has worked across analyst firms and research houses wherein he has tracked IT services, engineering services, and digital services.

Vaibhav Gupta | Zinnov

Vaibhav Gupta
Principal

Vaibhav is an experienced strategy consultant specializing in corporate strategy, competitive intelligence, and digital & exponential tech strategy. He currently drives Zinnov’s Private Equity practice area for deal sourcing, commercial due diligence, and value creation.

Nischay Mittal | Zinnov

Nischay Mittal
Principal

Nischay brings more than 12 years of global consulting experience, and currently leads the global charter for Automation and AI at Zinnov. He is working with the leading platform companies and Fortune 500 enterprises to advise them on their Digital strategy and enable growth. He has spearheaded multiple engagements across Cloud, AI/Cognitive Computing, Automation, and Low Code No Code domains.

Vijaykumar Hegde | Zinnov

Vijaykumar Hegde
Principal

Vijay has over 12 years of experience in strategy consulting and business
development in the areas of large account management, market expansion, and technology transformation.

Amit Kulkarni | Zinnov

Amit Kulkarni
Principal

In his current role, Amit is working on driving vertical growth strategy, best practices across presales and operations and enabling thought leadership in areas of media, online and hi-tech space

Kingsley Samuel K | Zinnov

Kingsley Samuel K
Engagement Manager

Kingsley has worked with multiple service providers across GTM strategies, Vertical strategies, vendor evaluations and M&A Projects. Expertise in Industrial & Semiconductor verticals and new age technologies like Blockchain and AI

Neelika Bhargava | Zinnov

Neelika Bhargava
Engagement Manager

Neelika has 9+ years of experience in leading digital and technology transformation initiatives. She specializes in Product Strategy, Digital Strategy, Competitive Intelligence, HR Transformation, GTM Strategy, and Innovation Roadmap Formulation. She has successfully executed multiple projects for global clients across verticals. Prior to Zinnov, she worked with Deloitte and Oracle.

Mohit Gupta | Zinnov

Mohit Gupta
Engagement Manager

Mohit Gupta has over 10 years of work experience and in his current role, drives the digital transformation vision for technology platform players, service providers, and tech product start-ups. He specializes in market entry strategy, GTM strategy, engagement model analysis, peer group benchmarking, etc. He has also worked in Cloud Computing, AI, IoT, and RPA.

Biswa Prateem Das | Zinnov

Biswa Prateem Das
Engagement Manager

Biswa has more than 8 years of global experience in Corporate Strategy & Business Development, M&A due diligence, Technology Consulting, and Business Operations. He has extensive experience working across different sectors such as Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining, Construction, FMCG, and BPS. Biswa has an M.E. in Aerospace Engg. (IISc) and an MBA from IIM Kozhikode.

Vikram Godbole | Zinnov

Vikram Godbole
Engagement Manager

Vikram is a seasoned strategy consultant associated with the Digital practice. He has rich experience in supporting Fortune 500 as well as Government clients in driving their strategic initiatives. He specializes in Digital Strategy, Competitive Intelligence, Market assessment, Startup M&A due diligence.

Zeeshan Yousuf | Zinnov

Zeeshan Yousuf
Engagement Manager

Zeeshan has more than 8 years of global consulting experience working across various sectors including Health, Retail, and Transport. In his current role, he is responsible for driving digital transformation engagement across industries.

Prankur Sharma | Zinnov

Prankur Sharma
Engagement Manager

Prankur comes with deep experience in the digital and hi-tech space, advising IT/Business Services companies and Technology Product companies across the Automation, AI, and IOT segments. He has executed several strategic engagements to enable growth, increase market visibility, and expand into newer segments.

Vansh Kukreja | Zinnov

Vansh Kukreja
Project Lead – Automation/AI

Vansh is a seasoned strategy consultant, and as a specialist in Automation and AI technologies, he is adept at formulating innovative growth strategies for global Automation platform companies. He also possesses extensive cross-industry experience helping Fortune 500 enterprises unlock efficiencies from their digital transformation strategies to gain market leadership.

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