Jyothi Prasad

Ms. Prasad, is an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad and London School of Economics and also has a Bachelor of Law degree from G.J Advani Law College, Mumbai.

Ms. Prasad has over 25 years of investment banking experience gained in leading Investment banks in India including SBI Capital Markets, Peregrine Capital and NM Rothschild and American Orient Capital. She also assisted a well-known Indian broking firm in establishing their investment banking practice. Until recently she was associated as a Consultant and de-facto Head of unlisted equity for a fund management company and helped them plan an unlisted equity fund as part of their future fund launch.

Her clients have ranged from Multinational Companies and large Indian corporate to small and medium enterprises. Her experience and work have included both fund-raising and advisory transactions for clients. Fund raising has included private placement of equity, term debt and working capital raising. Her capital market capabilities include advice and assistance on IPO, Rights and Takeover Code transactions. Advisory experience has included valuations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Sell-offs, capital restructuring and Joint Venture Advisory. Most of the transactions have included advice on transaction structuring, valuation, negotiations and transaction related documentation.

Ms. Prasad is based in Mumbai, India

Prashant Jha

Prashant is a MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur and an Associate of The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India. He is also a law graduate.

Prashant has over sixteen years of experience in Telecom field having worked with MNCs and start ups on assignments in India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bhutan and Nepal. His experience ranges from Corporate Strategy, Business Planning, Business Development, Brand Management, Alliance Development with International bodies

He has worked with Telecom companies like Shyam Telecom Group, Myanmar Telecom and Technology Company Limited (An associate partener of Mectel), Reliance Infocom, Hutch, Teramatris Technologies, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Bharti Airtel and Mecon Limited. During the several projects he has worked on he has developed relationships with Telecom Operators, Equipment Vendors, Telecom Ministry, Organisations like ITU, GSMA, WTO,DOT, TRAI, TEMA, ITU – APT and large business houses with interest in telecom sector.

Prashant’s key strengths is market entry strategy consulting with geographical focus on South and South East Asia. In early 2015 Prashant turned entrepreneur and is setting up a skill assessment focused consultancy in India. Prashant assists Sparrow Advisory team on telecom transactions.

Prashant is based in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR, India

Vinod Kumar Bansal

Mr. Bansal is a Chartered Accountant by education.

He has more than 23 years of experience in financial markets. He is the founder of Ficuswealth. Founded in 1992, Ficuswealth, is a professionally managed company offering Advisory Services in the Financial Markets. Ficuswealth runs a broking business and is active in the distribution of mutual funds, insurance and fixed income products.

Mr. Bansal is a strong advocate of value investing and has been holding seminars on investor education and

Mr Bansal is currently the Co-Chairman, CSR Committee of PHD Chambers of Commerce.

Sparrow Advisory and Ficuswealth collaborate on corporate finance deals and Rohit helps in executing consulting assignments originated from Ficuswealth contacts.

Mr. Bansal is based in New Delhi, India

Maurice J Jegarajasingham

Maurice holds a Banking Diploma and Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK (since succeeded by the Institute of Financial Services UK). He also studied Development Economics at the University of Colombo.

Maurice was a career banker with over a 30 year history with the HSBC Group. He has over 25 years of corporate lending experience to a range of customers and industries in Sri Lanka, Maldives and Oman. Maurice was involved in a number of big ticket infrastructure project transactions apart from heading commercial bank lending teams in both Sri Lanka and Oman.

He also served in senior risk management positions.

Present areas of activity and interest include skills development, private equity and impact investing.

Maurice is based in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Rajeev Bhargava

Rajeev is an Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, Law Graduate and Post Graduate in Commerce.

He has over 11 years of experience in heading the Finance Function of reputed Companies and MNCs where he got extensive experience in various aspects of Accounting and Finance, Secretarial Services, Taxation and Compliance.

Rajeev has worked with Maccaferri from Italy, Itron from USA and s.Oliver from Germany apart from leading garment producer and merchandiser, Orient Craft.

Rajeev is the proprietor of R.Bhargav & Associates, a firm of Chartered Accountants which he founded in 2010. Rajeev assists Sparrow Advisory in company incorporation and related compliance assignments.

Rajeev is based in New Delhi, India

Bhuvnesh Handa

Bhuvnesh is a finance and a legal professional, having completed Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is also a Law Graduate

Bhuvnesh has over eight years of experience in different verticals of finance including Transfer Pricing and Transaction Advisory for several real-estate and other mid and large sized corporates. He has actively participated in management consultancy assignments and has been part of transactions in Private Equity and other Corporate Advisory. Over the years he has gained expertise in Transfer Pricing, International Taxation and Cross-Border Advisory while working with other big size corporates like in PWC, GE Capital and Wipro. He has also been instrumental in establishing finance processes and functions for various start-ups.

He has in the past been actively involved with identifying and running ventures in the field of Entertainment.

Bhuvnesh is based in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR, India.