Our Team

Our people collectively have expertise in various fields of corporate finance including investment banking, taxation, risk management and capital markets. The team’s experience spans various sectors such as Infrastructure, Real Estate, Textile, Energy, Metals, Healthcare, Chemicals, Shipping, Financial Services, IT, Agro and Paper.


Founder (Mumbai)

Mr. V.K. Jain is the founder of Kanchansobha Finance Private Limited and Kanchansobha Debt Resolution Advisors LLP. He serves as the Chairman of Kanchansobha Pvt. Limited which has expanded over the years and has more than 100 clients today.

Under the guidance and oversight of Mr. Jain, Kanchansobha has become one of the fastest growing companies in Investment Banking and is the preferred advisor for clients spanning a variety of industries. Mr. Jain has handled large corporate debt restructuring and turnaround cases, executed mergers & acquisitions and advised large corporates on business development, expansion, treasury management, raising of term loans, raising of equity through private and public issues and raising of mezzanine funding. He is a certified Insolvency Professional and is a Designated Partner of Kanchansobha Debt Resolution Advisors LLP.

Prior to promoting Kanchansobha, he has worked for over 35 years with various Industrial Houses including B.K. Birla Group, Nath Group & S.Kumars Group in various capacities. He was a Senior Executive Director in Nath Group and CFO & Managing Director in S. Kumars Group.

Mr. Jain is Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Member of the Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI.


Chairman, Advisory Board (Patna)

Mr. A.P. Verma is an investment banking veteran with more than 40 years of experience in the field. He was most recently Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of SBI Capital Market Limited – the investment banking arm of India’s largest bank. Some of the most important positions he has held are:

  • Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of SBI Capital Markets Limited
  • Deputy Managing Director and Chief Credit & Risk Officer at SBI
  • General Manager at International Division of SBI
  • President and Chief Operating Officer – SBI Capital Markets Limited
  • Chairman and Director of SBI CAP Securities Limited
  • He has also served as an Additional Director of Clearing Corporation of India Limited.
  • After superannuation, he was engaged by State Bank as advisor till July, 2012.

Currently, he is on the advisory board of a few domestic and multi- national companies in manufacturing, services and financial sectors.

Mr. Akshay Jain

Managing Director (Mumbai)

Mr. Akshay Jain is a Managing Director at Kanchansobha Finance Private Limited and a Partner at Kanchansobha Debt Resolution Advisors LLP. He focuses on strategy & business development, deal sourcing & execution and managing internal affairs of the company.

Mr. Akshay Jain has a rich background in strategy, banking and capital markets and has worked in various capacities in these areas across the globe. Prior to joining Kachansobha, he worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs and Co. in the Natural Resources group in New York. He led execution of a variety of deals spanning M&A, syndication of debt, equity & hybrids and corporate restructuring involving large global corporates and partnerships. Previously, he has worked in strategy roles at Total (an oil and gas major), and in engineering roles at Axens (a basic engineering company), in France.

Mr. Akshay Jain earned a B.Tech and M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 2009. He completed a Master’s program in Petroleum Economics and Management at IFP School (France) in 2011 and earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management (United States) in 2016.


Independent Director (Mumbai)

Mr. T.R. Bajalia started his banking career in 1974 at Bank of India and joined IDBI in 1983. In his career spanning more than 40 years, some of the past positions held by him are as under :

  • Deputy Managing Director at Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
  • Executive Director at IDBI Bank
  • Principal Officer of IDBI Bank
  • Director at Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
  • Member of the Committee constituted by Reserve Bank of India for restructuring of cases with exposure less than Rs.100 million

Mr. Bajalia is a Member of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. Currently he is on the advisory board of a few domestic companies in manufacturing, services and financial sectors.

MR. Dinesh Aggarwal


Mr. Dinesh Kumar Aggarwal is a Banking Professional with over three decades of experience in Financial Service Sector

Before his retirement, he worked as a General Manager in the Stressed Assets Resolution Vertical of State Bank of India. He was head of department for sale of assets to ARCs and NCLT co-ordination policy

He has expertise in identifying distressed opportunities and devising resolution plans

He is a member of ICSI Insolvency Professional Agency and registered as Insolvency Professional

Mr. Anil Kumar Bhardwaj

(Executive Director)

Mr. Anil Kumar Bhardwaj has rich experience of over four decades experience in State Bank of India. Previously worked as General Manager, Stressed Assets Resolution Vertical in State Bank of India.

Veteran in Corporate Credit and specializes in Project Finance, International Banking and Resolution of Stressed Assets.

He is also a Member of ICSI Insolvency Professional Agency and registered as Insolvency Professional with IBBI.

Mr. Rajnish Rangari

Executive Director

Mr. Rajnish Rangari is the Executive Director at Kanchansobha Finance Private Limited. He focuses on initiation, marketing, business development, deal sourcing and execution of the mandates apart from exploring new business avenues and oppotunities.

Mr.Rajnish Rangari has a very vast experience in investment/ merchant banking, capital markets and corporate finance. He has been part of some of the most prominent I-Bankers like, SBI Capital Markets and other capital market intermediaries like Khandwala Securities, apart from leading teams at Bajaj Capital and Karvy Group. Prior to joining Kanchansobha, he worked as the Country Head and MD (Investment Banking) at Global Trustcapital Finance. He has successfully led and concluded transactions in a wide range of deals in the area of funds raising from public in the capital markets, banks, institutions, Flls and excluded corporate restructuring transactions (buy-backs, takeover open offers), also provided corporate and financial advisory services to the clients. He carries with him an in-depth knowledge and understanding of capital markets and has very strong compliance background being Compliance Officer for various Regulatory agencies. Moreover, Mr. Rajnish Rangari has been maintaining and managing relationships across banks, institutions, regulatory and quasi-regulatory agencies and various capital market intermediaries.

Mr. Rajnish earned a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from NIT Warangal in 1985 and PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1989.

Mr. Nutan Goyal

Executive Director (Mumbai)

Mr. Nutan Goyal has a rich experience of more than 15 years. He has led assignments on Term Loan / Working Capital Raising and Debt Resolution as an Investment Banker. He has handled transactions worth more than Rs. 15,000 Crs. He leads the execution of Corporate Advisory, Structured Finance, Debt Resolution and Project Finance and, has been a key pillar in growth of Kanchansobha Group.

Mr. Goyal has wide sectorial coverage including Hospitals, F&B, Automobiles, Engineering, Hospitality, EPC, Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals, Power, Textiles, Real Estate, Telecom, Sugar, NBFC and Gem & Jewellery etc.

He is Certified Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) and Management Post Graduate (MBA)

MR. Yogesh Trikha

(New Delhi)

Mr. Yogesh Trikha has around 36 years of experience in Banking Industry and he retired as Deputy General Manager from Bank of India in the year 2018

He had handled various important assignments in the Bank such as Head of Recovery Branch / Divisional Manager Mid Corporate and other Specialized Branches. He has a vast exposure in domestic as well as international banking. He is also on panel of PNB Mumbai Circle for consideration of MSME proposals.

He is post graduate from Delhi University and CAIIB which is a specialized course in Banking being conducted by Indian Institute of Bankers

MR. S. Krishnan


Mr. S. Krishnan has vast experience of around 35 years in Banking Industry. He retired as Deputy General Manager from Bank of Baroda. Prior to Bank of Baroda, he had worked as Deputy General Manager at Dena Bank

He had headed the stress asset management vertical at Head Office, Dena Bank. He has the experience of identifying distressed opportunities and devising resolution plans for the same. He has in-depth knowledge of Vigilance Manual and CVC Guidelines

He has done his B. Com. from Delhi University, M.A. History from Rajasthan University and Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from Annamalai University

MR. Rahul Sahlot


Mr. Rahul Sahlot is a qualified CA and CS. He has post qualification experience of around 5 years in Investment Banking, Auditing and Taxation

He has worked in various sectors which includes manufacturing, real estate, education, agriculture, infrastructure and textile

He is part of investment banking team, involved in assignments related to Corporate Debt Restructuring and Debt Syndications

Mr. Abhishek Agarwal

(Senior Manager)

Mr. Abhishek Agarwal is a qualified Chartered Accountant having post qualification experience of 4 years in Stress Account Resolution, Distress Advisory, Investment Banking and Auditing.

He has worked in various sectors/ industries which includes Hospitality, Steel, Pharma, Infrastructure and Textile.

He is part of Investment Banking team, involved in assignments related to Corporate Debt Restructuring and Debt Syndications.

Mr. Rishi Shah


Mr. Rishi Shah has earned B.com and M.com from University of Mumbai post that he earned MBA from Atlas SkillTech University (formerly known as ISME- School of Management and Entrepreneurship) in 2021.

He has previously worked with Category -1 Merchant Banker with variety of assignments such as Open Offer (M&A), Rights Issue, Delisting, SME- IPO. with an experience of around 1 year in the Equity & Capital Market, He has rich experience.

He is part of Investment Banking team, involved in assignments related to Corporate Debt Restructuring and Debt Syndications.

Mr. GA Tadas


Mr. G. A. Tadas has rich experience of around 35 years in Banking and various other Industries. He had retired as an Executive Director from IDBI Bank, Mumbai. He had worked for 24 years at IDBI Bank.

Mr. Tadas had worked in various departments viz. Corporate Banking Group, Project Appraisal, Risk Management, Corporate Strategy and Planning, Corporate Branding and Communications, Organization Development, Systems and Procedures, Divestments and HR and Trainings.

He had been member of various committees set up by RBI, Indian Banks Associations and Government of India

MR. Nageswara Rao


Mr. Nageswara Rao has commendable experience of more than 36 years in Banking Industry. He had served Vijaya Bank and Syndicate Bank and retired from Bank of Maharashtra as an Executive Director

Mr. Rao has been instrumental in taking up many new initiatives which has proven to be result oriented while heading different verticals of the bank, thereby resulting in improvement of branch business from Small to Medium; Medium to Large etc. and won many laurels and accolades for the bank

MR. GH Sarangi


Mr. G. H. Sarangi 36 years with specialization in Credit Administration, Credit Processing, Credit Monitoring, NPA Management, Asset Recovery, MSME Credit, Corporate Credit, Foreign Exchange

He retired as General Manager from Bank of India in the Head Office

He possess a progressive history of excellence in all areas of Commercial Banking during postings as Head of Rural, Semi-Urban, Urban, Metro, Overseas Branches besides exposure in Credits, Foreign Exchange and Corporate Banking, Zonal Head and Head of Recovery Department in Corporate Office of the Bank

Mr. Vipul Singlan


Mr. Vipul Singla has vast experience of more than 37 years in Baking Industry. He joined Allahabad Bank as Probationary Officer in 1982 and retired as General Manager in April 2019. During his tenure with Allahabad Bank, he led the operations of the bank across western, eastern, southern and north-eastern part of the country

He has completed Master of Arts (Economics) from Punjab University and Master of Business Administration, Finance from IGNOU, Delhi

Mr. Sanjay Sinha


Mr. Sanjay Sinha, Ex-MD & CEO, Axis Trustee Services Ltd, is a veteran finance professional with over 35 years of experience in diverse areas such as credit granting and administration, credit risk management, debt resolutions, FX transaction execution with hedging solutions, trusteeship services for loans, debt securities and other asset classes, agency services, compliance management. He has insights into RBI regulations on commercial banking & forex management, UK Banking regulations, SEBI regulations on Market Intermediaries, and Corporate Law.

Mr Sinha had also served as Group Head – Corporate Credit at Axis Bank and steered growth in corporate assets portfolio. He also served as the Head of Credit & Investment Banking at Axis Bank UK Ltd from September 2012 to June 2017

Mr Sinha is currently the President of the Trustee Association of India (TAI).


Member, Advisory Board

Mr. P. Sanyal has around 40 years of experience in various areas of Banking Industry. He served for 6 years as Managing Director in STCI FINANCE LIMITED (formerly known as Securities Trading Corporation of India Limited) and Director in subsidiary companies of STCI : STCI-PD, STCI Commodities, Standard Chartered-STCI Capital Markets Limited and Indo Gulf Financial Services (Bahrain)

Prior to Joining STCI Finance Limited, Mr. Sanyal worked as General Manager of Bank of India in charge of Human Resources at Corporate Head Office. During his tenure as General Manager of Bank of India he handled areas such as Credit, Human Resources, Risk Management etc. and was Zonal Manager of Mumbai South Zone

Mr. Sunil Hirawat

Member, Business Development Board

Mr. Sunil Hirawat is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a leading tax advisor. He has over 35 years of experience in Audit, Taxation and Company Law. He has been representing various companies before Income Tax Appellate Authorities and Tribunal.

Mr. Sunil Hirawat is a Senior Partner of Karnavat & Company, a reputed Tax & Audit firm of Mumbai.

Karnavat & Co. is a firm of Chartered Accountants engaged in the profession of auditing, taxation, accounting, finance and corporate & non-corporate consultancy related services. The firm is headed by senior partner Shri S.S.Karnavat, who has more than 60 years of experience.

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