Perusal Team

Our team possesses rich experience in the financial research space and has executed projects across sectors, geographies and served a diverse clientele including corporates, PE/VC funds, asset managers, investment banks, hedge funds and so on. They have exposure in executing a wide range of research assignments including equity research, market research, consulting assignments and corporate content management projects. Our tightly knit and highly motivated team works passionately to meet project deadlines and endeavors to consistently deliver high-quality outputs within committed deadlines while maintaining service level standards. The strength of our team emanates from impressive academics, domain expertise, superior creative talent and strong capabilities in editing and formatting.

We have an in-house creative team which has immense experience in designing and formatting reports at par with international standards. We have also invested in-house photography equipment for enhancing the visual appeal of corporate content. The writing and editing experience allows us to present complex facts and figures in an interesting manner to completely engage and persuade the reader.

Key People

Shyam Agarwal

Shyam has over fifteen years of experience in corporate advisory, business research and investment research, including extensive exposure to primary research. He has rich consulting experience across industries including food & beverages, education, e-commerce, hospitality, retail & real estate, technology startups, alternate energy, infrastructure and logistics. He has strong understanding of business fundamentals and hands on experience in devising business strategies and funding plans, backed by financial analysis and valuation.

Shyam has been instrumental in facilitating spadework for raising funds from private equities for several start-ups and growing companies. Having graduated in commerce from Mumbai University, he is a qualified Chartered Accountant with an additional human resources qualification from XLRI Jamshedpur, India.

Nagesh Deshpande

Nagesh brings with him more than ten years of rich experience in business research, investment research and consulting, focusing on the Indian, European and Middle East markets. At Perusal Global, Nagesh is responsible for driving equity research and consulting assignments. He has successfully handled several new assignments and contributed significantly in setting up new deliverables for the client in the past.

In his previous engagement, he has spent about four years leading the dedicated equity research team of analysts for the asset management arm of a leading financial institution in the GCC and was directly responsible for client engagement and deliverables. Prior to this, he has worked on several assignments in various verticals such as business consulting, market insights, strategy building among others, catering to global PE funds, investment banks, global broking houses and venture capital firms. He possesses extensive experience in client engagement, team handling and management and leading projects across sectors and geographies. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA from Mumbai University.

Manish Chowdhury

Manish has a professional experience of over ten years in business research, investment research and consulting, with a strong understanding of business fundamentals across sectors and possesses rich exposure to varied research assignments. At Perusal Global, Manish leads buy-side research, corporate content management and consulting assignments.

In his prior engagement, he has closely worked with global PE funds, hedge funds, brokerage firms and investment banks. He was also instrumental in setting up numerous financial research engagements from scratch. In the past, he has worked on research deliveries across the gamut of areas including investment research, business insights, consulting and broker research. He carries a wide range of experience in managing client relationships and varied stakeholders as well as expertise in managing / growing large cross-cultural teams. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA from Mumbai University.

Manish Jain

Manish has over fourteen years of experience, having served at various senior levels in Merger and Acquisition and Transaction Tax practice for over nine years in the Big 4’s (RSM-PwC; KPMG; Ernst & Young).

His diverse skill sets and experience include advising on acquisitions, divestments, mergers, demergers, corporate restructuring, foreign investment consulting/ establishment of joint ventures, international/ corporate tax and business re-organization. He has been instrumental in assisting implementation of various structures including inbound and outbound investments structuring advisory related to the identification of entry (including holding company jurisdiction) and exit strategies to minimize cash flow leakages on dividend, interest and gains and formulation of capital structure.

He has hands-on experience in valuation with respect to Income Tax, FEMA, SEBI, Companies Act., Merger/ Demerger, having advised across industries such as oil and gas, real estate, manufacturing, alcohol, technology, distribution business, etc. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

R. M. Sriram

R. M. Sriram has over two decades of experience in the financial industry. He has held various senior positions across global financial companies in India, GCC and the US. He has vast experience of working in Asset & Wealth Management and Investment Banking.

Sriram is entrepreneurial and has passion to build businesses. He is sound in his financial management, backs his team to the hilt, and is an excellent leader.

Leveraging his worldwide relationship in the financial industry and with the corporations, at Perusal Global, he acts as an advisor to the board for building the firm’s consulting and research practice.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Stuart Milson

Stuart has over thirteen years of experience in the financial services industry.

Stuart started his career at PwC and later worked in the treasury of a large Australian bank before gaining international experience in London working at Barclays Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland.

At Perusal Global, he is responsible for developing business across verticals in Australia.

He holds a Master of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from The University of Sydney.

Research Experience

The team comprises of people with rich experience in financial research industry. Our talented team is skilled in corporate content, equity research, market research, consulting assignments, etc.

Creative Talent

We have an in-house creative team which has immense experience in designing and formatting reports at par with international standards.  We have an in-house photography team and equipment for enhancing the visual appeal of corporate content.

Academics

Our seasoned team members are highly motivated professionals and work passionately to meet project deadlines, seamlessly delivering services to our clients without compromising on quality and services level standards. Majority of the analysts hold MBA, CFA and CA degrees and have prior experience across several sectors.

Content Development

The writing and editing experience allows us to present complex facts and figures in an interesting manner to completely engage and persuade the reader.