Darshan was the Director with BDO India & MZSK & Associates within Transaction Advisory Services for more than 8 years.
He was also associated with an Indian multi-national with a market capitalisation of ~USD 1 Bn at a senior position handling corporate finance, M&A and investor relations.
He has extensive experience in handling several transactions relating to
He was integral part of a private equity deal of USD 60 Mn for a corporate engaged in food processing business, right from due diligence, commercial negotiations and closing
He lead diligence, valuation, transaction structuring and documentation support for a large family arrangement involving assets worth USD 750 Mn
He has also worked on valuations of various financial instruments as required under the Ind AS
Darshan has co-authored several white papers on Tax & Regulatory Matters
Hailing from a very strong background, Zulfi as he is rightly known in the professional circuit is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and has been a rank holder throughout his academic career.
With an expansive career spreading across 2 decades of experience in handling & leading engagements around Business and M&A Advisory, Corporate Restructuring, Mergers & Demergers, Private Equity Support, Due Diligence, Valuation & Corporate Finance are just some areas of his expertise.
Prior to becoming a Partner at ZADN & Associates, he was the Co-Founder & Sr. Partner with BDO India & MZSK heading the Transaction Advisory Services for more than a decade. He was also the International Liaison Partner for BDO India & has wide experience in working with International clientele and setting up international ventures in India.
With a wholistic approach towards every problem, he takes pride in being called a ‘Risk Taker’ & is recognized by the fraternity for his multi-dimensional skills in executing complex transactions with significant experience in some of the key sectors like Healthcare & Pharma, Retail & Trading, Hotels, Manufacturing, Technology, Services etc beyond borders.
Zulfi’s been a hands-on person when it comes to dealing with people or as a professional in suggesting solutions to his clients. He also served as an Independent Director on some of the unlisted subsidiaries of large corporates.
Zulfi loves to interact with people & has been an avid speaker across various National & International forums.
A ‘Household Zomato’ for his family & friends owing to his undying love for food to watching those clichéd movies, listening to songs is what he enjoys during his free time.