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Who we are

Adan Corporate is an international corporate advisory firm with global reach through an expansive network of multi-disciplinary corporate professionals, mostly former C-Suite executives of listed companies.

Success often means being able to navigate though a complex set of challenges, issues, opportunities, and risks with the right partners at the right time.

Our team has provided a wide range of bespoke advisory services to small and medium sized firms at every step of the value creation journey - from seed-funding to IPOs

What we do

We specialise in providing junior and mid-tier growth firms with the widest reach to cross-border financing and transactions
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The spectrum of our relationships with key decision makers helps us assist clients with innovative forms of financing. We work on a long-term relationship basis with banks, PE/VC funds, promoters and investors, built on trust, transparency and results
35 Corporate
20 Average Years
of Experience
15 Countries
in 3 Continents
5 (billion USD)
Value of Transactions

Our Breadth and Depth of Services

The spectrum of our expertise and network of decision makers helps us assist clients with innovative solutions

Sector Agnostic

We work in a range of areas - from conventional industries such as mining to high-tech such as AR/VR.

Location Agnostic

Our partners are based in 19 countries across 3 continents and our networks span the globe.

Deal-Value Agnostic

Our deal value ranges between $1 mn and $500 mn and our focus is the mid-market segment

Deal-Type Agnostic

We provide a wide range of bespoke services to SMEs and Funds at every step of the value creation journey.

How do we do it?

We use our Extensive Global Network.
Private Equity Funds
Venture Capital Funds
Sovereign Wealth Funds
Hedge Funds
Pension Funds
Financial Firms
Global Banks
Trade Finance firms
Specialised Funds
Impact Funds
Long-only Investors
Infrastructure Funds
Green Funds
Renewable Energy Funds
Government Funds
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Sophisticated Investors

Single Family Offices
Multi Family Offices
High Net Worth Networks
Regional Development Banks
Development Agencies
Export Credit Agencies
Regional Banks
Power Networks

Strategic Investors
Top-tier Business Schools
Personal Networks
Strategic Partners

Our Secret Sauce? Our Team!

Senior multi-disciplinary corporate and finance professionals with diverse geographic, sector and transaction focuses
Ajay Mavinkurve
Ajay is a seasoned senior-level corporate finance executive with 30+ years of diversified experience in Global Corporate Finance, IPOs, Corporate and Tax structuring, Deal structuring, Commercial Negotiation, Valuations, Venture and Private Equity syndication, M&A, Growth Strategy, Distressed Asset Management, Working Capital and Buy-outs for Small & Mid-sized Enterprises (SMEs).


Managing Partner Corporate Finance, M&A, IPO, IB

Chennakeshav (Keshav) Adya
Chennakeshav (Keshav) is a seasoned business, marketing and technology executive with 20+ years of global corporate and entrepreneurial experience in building global companies from a concept and in leadership roles spanning M&A execution, deal origination, marketing, brand-building, market research and technology delivery.

(Keshav) Adya

Managing Partner Corporate Finance, M&A, Growth
Dubai & London

Sabapaty (Saba) Suryanarayanan
Saba is a seasoned commercial and finance professional with 30+ years of experience in in C-suite roles spanning varied geographies and multiple industry segments, including Manufacturing, Trading, Media and Financial Services in areas such as Deal structuring, Commercial Negotiation, Growth Strategy, Distressed Asset Management, Working Capital Funding, and Buyouts.

Sabapaty (Saba)

Managing Partner Commercial and Finance
Mumbai, India

Raju Venkataraman
Raju brings 30+ years of rich C-suite experience from the Corporate world; most recently as CFO & Head of Strategy of Walt Disney Company for South East Asia. He has rich cross-cultural experience across the APAC region and has a special interest in Asian economies. Presently, Raju is powering on senior leaders to fulfil their potential and aspirations amidst change and disruption


Partner Executive Coaching & Strategy

Marco Salvini
Marco is a senior executive with 25+ years of experience in C-suite roles spanning Real Estate leadership, delivering strategy, transformational change and turnaround of underperforming portfolios, assets and companies. Previously, he was the CEO for AIG/Lincoln - AIG Global Real Estate (Italy), where he successfully navigated the 2008 financial crisis and following global recession


Partner Real Estate
Milan & London

Thomas Peutz
Thomas is an innovative entrepreneurial leader with 25+ years of experience in in C-suite roles spanning international management and organisational strategy, gained within the cultural sector and the creative industries. As a social entrepreneur, he has in-depth knowledge and passion for new venture development serving on executive and non-executive boards.


Partner Sustainable Energy

Freddie Tshiaba
Freddie Tshiaba is a senior business leader with 20+ years of significant experience helping investment banks, financial institutions, enterprise software companies and multi-national corporates with strategic initiatives, business development, digital transformation, product management, liquidity risk and treasury management.


Corporate Finance

Prashant is an experienced Management Consultant, Project/Program Manager with 20+ years of experience working in technology domains such as 5G, Blockchain, SaaS, Hardware. Prashant has advised start-ups in Switzerland, Sweden, the Philippines in Fintech, Semiconductors, SaaS domains advising them on Going-to-Market, the feasibility of new markets, technology differentiators compared to competitors, etc.


Technology - 5G, Blockchain

Sandeep Bhat
Sandeep is a multiskilled professional in the Financial Services industry with 30+ years of experience in C-Suite roles with global banks & PE companies overseeing accounting, financial control, treasury management, tax management, operational risk control, legal and compliance, optimization of IT, HR, and administrative resources helping set up businesses and leading them as a key member of the senior management team across banking, merchant banking, stockbroking, and private equity; was on the international committee for CSR and Offshoring. He keeps abreast of the global financial, commodity, and currency markets amongst which is a keen interest in Technical Analyst for the stocks markets.


Partner PE, Banking, CF

Arun Shroff
Arun Shroff is a seasoned Commercial and Operations leader with 4 decades of experience, working across different industries like Electrical precision parts Manufacturing, Agriculture Business (Pioneering Floriculture in India),and Paper & Paperboards.He managed relationships across countries, cultures, functions, and hierarchies. He has practical expertise in managing manufacturing and trading operations and fostering synergies to provide higher efficiency, products, and customer excellence.


Partner Operations, Logistics
Pune, India

Mike Kemball
Mike is a sales transformation expert with 30+ years as an accomplished interim Sales Director and Managing Director in 15+ organisations across Telecom, Technology and Industrial sectors in Europe, India, Africa and the Middle East. Client companies and subsidiaries managed were typically $10m - $300m in revenue with sales teams from 10 up to 250 people.


Partner Turnaround & Growth

Dipak Khot
Dipak is an accomplished client-focused banker with nearly 3 decades of experience in Treasury/ Market risk management. He has an exceptional understanding of global financial markets, banking, FX/ IR hedging/ structuring, liquidity management and an ability to leverage the knowledge of current economic, financial, accounting, regulatory and industry climate to develop effective hedging strategies.


Partner Risk Management

Roland Giebitz
Roland is a seasoned executive with 30+ years of experience in managing companies and in leading operational and business development projects.


Partner Corporate Finance
Hamburg, Germany

Thu Nga Haskovcova
Thu Nga is a Czech qualified lawyer with 20 years of international experience in M&A, Market Entry (Start-ups), Real Estate, Financing, Private Equity and Corporate law matters. Thu has in-depth local knowledge of the Central Eastern European (CEE) region and working experience in and in-depth knowledge of South East Asia.

Thu Nga

Partner Central Eastern Europe, Law
Prague, Czech Rep.

Nav Kaplish
Nav is a seasoned business and technology executive with 18+ years of global corporate and entrepreneurial experience in building and managing digital teams and in leadership roles spanning Governance, Risk & Compliance, Audits and conceptualisation and delivery of Blockchain products.


Partner Digital, Blockchain & Risk

Edgar Garay
Edgar is an eclectic digital nomad with 30+ years of experience in diverse asset classes across a broad spectrum of industries and geographies.


Partner Corporate Finance
Bogota, Colombia

George Christelis
George is an experienced finance professional with 20+ years of experience in C-suite roles for listed medium/large sized businesses in sectors such as real estate, construction, engineering and logistics.


Partner Southern African region

Jean-Bernard (JB) Tanqueray
Jean-Bernard is a seasoned Wealth and Asset Management executive with 20+ years of experience in investing in both businesses and public capital markets for Single Family Offices and Institutional Investors and has over the years, has developed a deep expertise in all main assets, strategies and styles (volatility & niche arbitrage strategies, event driven, systematic, global macro, deep value)

Jean-Bernard (JB)

Partner Family Offices
Paris & London

Vernon D Cruz
Vernon is a distinguished finance professional with 30+ years of experience in mid-sizes service organisations with demonstrated success in providing team leadership and development to foster growth. He has hands on experience in managing and running business with keen interest in Finance, Taxation, Legal, Commercial Negotiations, Commercial, Tourism & CSR.


Partner Commercial, Tourism & CSR

Craig Tingle
Craig is a board-certified real estate attorney with 25+ years of legal experience and has closed several billions of dollars in transactions. His expertise includes: shopping centers, shopping malls, apartment buildings, assisted living facilities, subdivisions, medical campuses and portfolios acquisitions of each of these.


Partner Real Estate
Florida & Dubai

Priya Shah
Priya is a senior finance executive with 17+ years of global experience in top tier banks and private equity firm advising C-suite and Board members towards multi-million dollar projects across sectors, corporate strategy, corporate turnaround, M&A, investment appraisals, deal structuring, corporate finance, valuations, risk management, iquidity management and stress testing.


Partner Private Equity

Subhash Baliga
Subhash is a seasoned senior-level corporate finance and private equity executive with 25+ years of experience in PE/VC Industry. For the past 16 years, he was a PE/VC Investor during which he made several investments with 3 private equity / venture capital funds. Besides the PE/VC Industry, he also worked in a senior role for Tata Steel and was Group CFO of the Essel Group of Companies.


Partner Private Equity

Preethi Hari
Preethi is a versatile senior-level corporate professional with 18+ years of experience in Risk Management, IT Governance, IT Security, Business Continuity, Audits, Compliance and Regulatory. She specialises in COBIT/ COSO framework, ITSM (ITIL), 6-Sigma, SOX etc in Banking, Insurance, Oil & Gas, Shipping, Mining, Logistics, Telecom and Commercial Real Estate.


Partner Risk Management

Suresh Nambiar
Suresh is a senior business executive with 30+ years of extensive and diverse experience in in C-suite roles spanning General Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Procurement, and Logistics across varied industries such as Packaging, Pharma, Manufacturing and Engineering in areas such as cost optimization, fraud investigation, new product development and acquisitions.


Partner Procurement & Logistics
Manama City, Bahrain

Carlos Dos Santos Leiria
Carlos is an experienced senior-level business executive with 20+ years of experience in C-suite roles focused on conception, implementation and decision-making related to international business strategy, operational and business development, and organization alignment and has a successful track record in challenging conditions in the Engineering and Construction sector.

Carlos Dos
Santos Leiria

Partner Green Energy
Jakarta, Indonesia

Rauf Akhundov
Rauf is a seasoned banker with 20+ years of international experience in C-suite roles spanning fundraising, strategic planning and budgeting, consumer, micro and corporate lending, network management, lobbying and relationship management with government officials in emerging markets.


Partner Central Asia
Baku, Azerbaijan

Shitanshu (SP) Pokhriyal
Shitanshu is a dynamic executive and a strategic thinker with 18+ years of professional experience across the Middle East and South East Asian markets. He is a specialist in Strategic Alliances and Partnerships (JV / Strategic term investments), Deal structuring, M&A, Commercial negotiations, Market Entry and Development, Investments and Profit Center management.

Shitanshu (SP)

Partner Strategic Investments
Abu Dhabi

Ajay Sethi
Ajay Sethi is an innovative professional with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, backing 35+ years of experience across management of growing businesses, sales and accountancy. Ajay has in-depth knowledge of business management, brand development, sales & marketing, product sourcing, fund-raising, accounting procedures, and risk mitigation.


Director Market Development

Aneesh Chivukula
Aneesh Sreevallabh Chivukula is a technical expert and an analytics executive with the track record of solving difficult technology problems in several domains. He has strong academic research capacities in data mining systems and machine learning theories. He has produced top-tier publications in adversarial learning, deep learning, generative learning, data science, data mining and data engineering.

Dr. Aneesh

Director Artificial Intelligence

Suryadeep Nain
Suryadeep is an experienced investment professional with 8+ years of experience across capital markets, investment banking, and private equity in India in areas such as fund raising, due-diligence, transaction structuring and implementation across number of industry segments such as construction, real-estate, infrastructure, industrials, and financial institutions.


Director Private Equity

Sreeraman P.S.
Sreeraman has 15+ years of experience in capital markets and investment banking dealing with small and medium enterprises. He has worked in Sales, Private Wealth Management, Investment Banking and Equity advisory roles in companies such as Indiabulls, Motilal Oswal and Kotak Securities.


Associate Director International Investments

Chinmayee Kumar
Chinmayee is a finance professional with experience in equities dealing for the Indian stock market, focusing particularly on financial products such as mutual funds and stocks. She has also conducted equities research and analysis for the US Healthcare industry.


Finance Analyst

Varun Nadkarni
Varun having more than 2.5 years of experience in the field of accounts and finance, holds MBA degree in Finance and International Business from Amity University, India and has interest and passion for Equities and mutual funds and analysing of financial statements of the company to help the individual make better and relevant financial decisions over time.


Financial Research Analyst Accounting & Finance


Kieran Bourke
Kieran is a Financial Risk Management expert with 25+ years of broad global Financial Services experience across Market, Traded Credit, Operational, Regulatory, and Enterprise Risk Management protocols across 4 continents. He was a Managing Director at Standard Chartered Bank at London & Singapore, where he established the commodities market risk function from scratch.


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