Gaurang is a Senior Director with nearly a decade of experience advising clients in driving value through deal execution for complex M&A and divestitures providing both buy and sell-side support. His specialties include integration & separation program management & governance, Day 1/ 100 planning & execution, post-merger integration, TSA management, financial close, consolidation and reporting, standalone costing and operating model frameworks for asset/ stock deals.
With Accordion, Gaurang has led end-to-end merger integration/ carve-out projects helping the clients drive deal value through issue-free Day 1 and post close execution.
Prior to Accordion, Gaurang was a manager, Transaction Advisory Services at EY, where he led multiple integrations and carve-outs providing hands-on operational support throughout deal cycle – from diligence, Day 1 readiness and planning to post-close optimization, operations standup, and value creation initiatives. He has deep experience in TSA operationalization, operating model development, and driving synergy execution and tracking. Gaurang also developed and implemented integration and carve-out playbooks and led insight sessions training various client executives on best-in-class point-of-views and thought leadership at EY.
Before EY, Gaurang worked at Ecolab in Corporate M&A executing multiple integrations and driving various synergy and value capture initiatives. He also served as a finance controller – providing financial oversight for the overall business unit and decision support analysis for various commercial and channel partner initiatives.
Gaurang holds an M.B.A. in Finance & Accounting from Indiana University, Bloomington and a Bachelor in Engineering from IP University, India.
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