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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Mr. Pratap Giri S., B.Com, FCA, FCS, MIOD is a rank holder in the Chartered Accountancy final Examination with post-qualification experience of 29 years. He has been a practitioner and consultant for the past 22 years in the area of corporate advisory and investment banking. He specialises in strategic financial advisory services. He has had extensive hands-on experience in Project Financing, Investment Banking and Corporate Advisory Services. He has handled several assignments in this space including raising project finance, private equity, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions in various capacities as appraiser, lead manager, advisor and consultant. He is presently engaged as a strategic corporate finance advisor and independent director. Pratap is presently Adjunct Faculty with IIM Bangalore and IIM Visakhapatnam. He has also been associated with several other institutions such as JNIBF Hyderabad, NISM Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai, ICSI and ICAI Centre of Excellence Hyderabad. He has also been a corporate trainer for several leading banks and financial institutions such as BOI, UBI, Canara Bank, PNB, IL&FS, NABARD, LIC and GIC. He has trained more than 2000 PSU bankers in Project Finance and Credit Appraisal. He has written three books in the corporate finance area – (1) ‘STRATEGIC CORPORATE FINANCE – The Definitive Approach to Structuring and Financing of Corporate Businesses’ published by Snow White, Mumbai, (2) INVESTMENT BANKING – An Odyssey in High Finance, (3) ‘INVESTMENT BANKING – Concepts, Analyses and Cases’ both published by McGraw-Hill Education India Pvt. Ltd. He has also written several articles and spoken at seminars and training programmes conducted by the ICAI, CII and others.

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