Speaker Profiles

Vijay Madhav Paradkar is Vice President for Mergers and Acquisitions at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd where he is responsible for all M & A, JV, Disinvestments, and PE investment of the company. He has 32 years of experience in the areas of Institutional & Corporate Finance, Fund Management, PE Investment, Investment Banking and M&A. Vijay has handled famous transactions like Kinetic Motors asset disinvestment, acquisition of Reva Electric Car co., restructuring of Renault JV and many cross border transactions in countries such as Australia, Italy, UK, Spain, Japan etc.

Prior to his current role he worked at Sicom Ltd in Mumbai, progressing from Development Finance Officer to Divisional Head of Advisory Services and Strategic Equity Cell. During his time at Sicon he assisted the State Government in preparing background papers for power sector reforms; created and operationalized SPV structures for state irrigation projects; and executed a strategic alliance with South Korean Financial Institution for mutually beneficial foreign direct investment opportunities.

Vijay is also part of visiting faculties at renowned management institutes such as BSE Training Institute, JBIMS, MET & Welingkar Institute.

A Mechanical Engineer by profession, Vijay also holds a Masters in Management Studies.