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Dinesh has over the decades, been recognized by his peer group as
amongst the top tax advisors in India. His ability to relate the business
strategies of clients to the tax and regulatory environment has been
recognized as unique and has played a critical role in evolving solutions
Prior to founding Dhruva Advisors LLP, he held a series of leadership
positions across several large professional service organizations in
India. Most recently, he was the Deputy CEO of KPMG India where he
played a key role in developing and implementing the firm’s overall
strategy. He also served as Chairman of KPMG’s tax practice.
Before joining KPMG, he served as the Deputy CEO of RSM & Co, a
leading tax boutique in India and subsequently led the tax and
regulatory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) upon the merger
of RSM & Co with PwC.
He is a member of the National Committee of FICCI and the Chairman
of its Taxation Committee. He has worked with the Government on
several policy committees, including tax reforms. He was a member of
the Rangachary Committee which dealt with tax reforms in the IT / ITES
sector and evolved Safe Harbour Rules.
He has worked on some of the largest and most complicated M&A
transactions, internal reorganizations, tax litigation, Competent Authority
proceedings, Advance Pricing Agreements, etc. The list of corporates to
whom he has rendered services include some of the largest MNCs as
well as Indian business houses.
Head of Research
Joined SICO in 2009
Nishit has over 11 years’ diversified investment experience in the fields of risk management, hedge funds, private equity and sell-side research. Joining SICO Research in 2009 as a senior analyst, he was responsible for actively tracking the telecommunications, aviation, construction and cement sectors in the GCC. Nishit was promoted to Head of Research in 2013. Prior to SICO, he worked for an Iceland-based private equity firm with a focus on the Indian infrastructure sector. Nishit is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, and a Financial Risk Manager from the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He holds an MBA (specialising in Finance) from the NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, India.
Head of Corporate finance
Joined SICO in 2014
Wissam has more than 14 years' experience in conventional and Sharia-compliant investment banking and private equity in the GCC .Prior to joining SICO, he was a Director with Gate Capital in Dubai.Previously, he held senior positions with UAE-based Najd Investments, Unicorn Capital, EmiratesNBD’s NBD Sana Capital, and Saudi National Commercial Bank’s NCB Capital and Eastgate Capital. He also worked with Gulf Finance House, Shamil Bank and BDO JawadHabib in Bahrain during the early part of his career. Wissam holds a BCom degree from Concordia University, Canada.