Post-merger integration consultant, Sanjeevan Valanju - GPMIP UK

Sanjeevan Valanju

United Kingdom

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Sanjeevan Valanju

Professional Background

  • 20+ years experience as an operating model, business transformation, organisational design and change management specialist.
  • Experience in varying capacities across M&A transactions ranging from $400m to $5bn
  • Associate of Global PMI Partners, with a focus on post merger integration, operating model transformation and value release
  • ACA and CIMA qualified Finance professional, and APMG certified Change Practitioner
  • Past clients include FTSE and Fortune 100 companies, mid cap firms and PE owned businesses across 12 sectors


M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Substantial experience in large and mid size M&A integration and separation programs, across borders, cultures, legal and regulatory jurisdictions
  • Expertise in value extraction particularly from back office functions i.e. Finance, IT, HR, Sales Support, Supplier Management, Procurement and Operations
  • Author of publications for CIMA, ICAEW and The Strategy Magazine on a range of topics including working capital management, outsourcing and people strategies


Project Highlights

  • Global strategy and back office transformation lead for a PE owned, global $400m technology business. Part of the core team from the sell side managing due diligence and financial analysis that led to the successful acquisition of the business
  • Programme managed and provided SME expertise in two post acquisition integrations (deal size $3bn+) for a global tech major. Scope included integration of product catalogue/orderability, rationalisation of IT infrastructure, financial reporting and merger of regional sales operations
  • Led two years of accounting, reporting and FP&A projects during TSA and post transaction stand-up of teams to support the divestment of a global travel business ($900m deal value)
  • Led technical accounting and financial integration support for a $5bn acquisition in the services sector with both target and acquiring companies being LSE and NYSE listed entities respectively
  • Strong experience across in synergy/value release efforts (6 PE deals) with specialism in back office transformations (processes, technologies, shared services and org design)

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