Who We Are?
Headquartered in Pune, RCS Advisors, over the past 17 years has delivered quality services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. RCS Advisors is built on a rigorous intellectual platform and a truly broad global network, and reinforced by clients’ trust accumulated over years of unbiased boardroom advices.
RCS Advisors utilizes a global approach, combined with in-depth knowledge of the Indian market and its industries to obtain maximum results for our clients
Our firm’s industry expertise encompasses a broad range of verticals, which include automotive, renewables, machinery, retail, supply chain, healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial services, consumer services, energy, IT, BPO, financial services.
We have over 17 years worth of experience in executing some of the most complex and innovative Indian cross-border financial transactions, advising both Indian and international corporations and institutions.
RCS Advisors is a member of Globalscope Partners – one of the world’s leading M&A advisory network spread across 45 countries with 55 partner firms, 60+ offices and more than 500 professionals.
WEB OF RELATIONSHIPS
We have forged long-term relationships with a broad array of businesses, CEOs, entrepreneurs and the investment community.
RCS Advisors has advised numerous international companies across industries in their India related transactions
Founder and Chairman
Kamal is the founder and Chairman of RCS Advisors. Under his vision and leadership, RCS has grown from strength to strength since its inception.Kamal has over 27 years of experience across industries and international geographies.
Besides leading RCS, Kamal is also Managing Director of E.J. McKay & Co., Inc., a leading boutique investment bank and leader in China centric M&A advisory.
Kamal has done his B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Mumbai (1989), MS in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University (1992) and MBA from Penn State University (1993).
Pankaj Bhuwania is Executive Director in RCS Advisors. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, AICWA and LLB with a MBA from Ashcroft Business School, Cambridge (UK). He has more than 22 years of exposure in handling Corporate Finance, Accounting, Commercial and General Management Functions including Sales and Marketing at senior levels in reputed companies in India before joining RCS Advisors in 2014.
He is also an entrepreneur with experience of handling businesses in various fields. He has successfully ventured into solar business vertical by setting up solar module manufacturing plant and executing complete Design and EPC (Engineering/Procurement/Commissioning) of solar power plants, both in grid tied and off grid space.
Anup is focused on Private Equity Syndication and & M&A Transaction Advisory space with immense experience in Investment Banking. As part of the team, Anup brings with him 14 years of experience in Investment Banking and strong knowledge in valuation exercises, transaction structuring, project financing etc.
He has previously worked with an Hong Kong based Investment Bank – American Orient Capital Partners and advised various companies in Private Equity fund raising.
Anup holds Bachelor of Commerce degree from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, Pune and Master in Business Administration from University of Pune.
Abhishek is focused on M&A and Private Equity space with his experience in Corporate Advisory. He is also working on domestic companies in tie-ups with global companies for scaling up business. As part of the team working in the Private Equity space at RCS, Abhishek brings with him strong knowledge in Debt Syndication, Transaction Structuring and Corporate advisory through his past experience.
He has previously worked with aXYKno Capital Services and was reporting to the board on strategic initiatives.
Abhishek holds a Bachelor in Computers Science degree and a qualified Cost Accountant and Master in Business Administration from Nagpur University.
Divyat is focused on leading the identification and outreach for business opportunities in the fields of agriculture, pharma, consumer electronics etc. between India and APAC/European economies. Divyat is engaged in market research, data coalition and review, statistical analysis, legal documentation and corporate outreach of the firm.
He has previously worked with US-based consulting firm ZS Associates at their Gurgaon office, delivering custom solutions for pharma clients. Divyat is also the co-founder of Project Sattva, a student led micro-enterprise based in Haryana engaging unemployed rural women in the dairy sector.
Divyat holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, and is currently a June 2018 CFA Level 3 candidate, having cleared Level 1 and Level 2 in first attempts.
Associate Vice President
Harish has over 9 years experience in the transaction advisory and financial services domain, with core expertise in the Investment Banking viz., Financial modeling and analysis, Due Diligence, Auditing, Project Financing. Over the years he has advised companies across industry verticals and has developed a good understanding of transaction issues, deal structuring and negotiation issues, relevant to Indian and cross border transactions.
He has previously worked with IndiaCo Ventures Ltd., Reuters India Pvt. Ltd., ICRA Online Ltd and ESOP Direct.
Harish holds a Bachelor in Commerce degree from Goa University.
Manager – Accounts & Admin
Raghvendra with his 17 years experience in Accounts, Administration & Finance has been a part of RCS Advisors since its inception.
As part of the team, he handles HR Practices, Taxation & Key Accounts along with Day-to Day affairs of the company.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Shivaji University.
Deepika is focused on M&A activity with her 7 experience in Business
Development and Research. She is working on foreign companies and
domestic Indian companies in their strategic tie-ups for scaling up
their businesses. As part of the team working in the M&A space at RCS,
Deepika brings with her strong industry knowledge through her past
She has previously worked with IBM Daksh for providing Technical
Support to UK based Customers.
RCS – A Globalscope Partner
RCS Advisors is a member of Globalscope Partners, one of the world’s leading networks of mid-market boutiques. Founded in 1987, Globalscope has grown into a leading network spread across 45 countries with 55 partner firms, 60+ offices and more than 500 professionals with a strong combined track record of over 1,000 successful transactions. The opportunity to work closely with our colleagues from Globalscope, which gives RCS the ability to approach international prospects for Indian companies as well as the ability to support Indian companies in their international acquisition and business strategies.