Chirag is a director at Oaklins Cavendish, one of Oaklins’ member firms in the UK. He has been involved in a number of deals across the business services, industrial and media sectors. Recent transactions include the sales of Centaur Media plc’s financial services division (a corporate carveout) to Metropolis Group, Altodigital Networks to Xerox Holdings Corporation, and Vivid Economics and Planetrics to McKinsey & Company.
Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Chirag was part of the corporate finance team at Grant Thornton UK LLP, where he started in a hybrid role working across both lead advisory and transaction services disciplines in a sector agnostic capacity. He then transitioned to a pure lead advisory role on predominately sell-side mandates. During his time at Grant Thornton, Chirag completed transactions in the TMT, business services and facilities management spaces. He graduated from the London School of Economics in 2011 with first-class honors and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2014, having trained in the audit team at Saffery Champness.