Prime Advantage Advisory
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Ranjan Ramparia - Partner, Corporate Finance
Ranjan Ramparia: Partner, Corporate Finance
Ranjan is an experienced corporate advisor and independent non-executive director. She works across a range of sectors, with a particular focus on the consumer industries, including companies in the branded luxury goods sector and the financial services sector. She has significant experience acting as a director of regulated financial services companies and as director of operating businesses.
Ranjan’s recent experience has been with early stage and pre IPO companies helping shape strategy and preparing companies for investment or sale. This includes preparation of working capital reports, admission documents, putting in place the required corporate governance/ compliance structures and fund raising. She has extensive experience of buying and selling businesses, pre-acquisition due diligence, valuation and price negotiation.
As a non-executive director, she works closely with Boards to ensure the business is being managed in accordance with the agreed corporate strategy and the financial plan to deliver shareholder value. She is defined as having a hands-on style with the management teams she works with.
She has over 15 years investment experience and was previously investment director at Knox D’Arcy Investment Management. As Investment Director, she was responsible for managing funds invested in the UK small and mid-cap sector and the closed end funds sector. In addition she managed private equity investments made by the group. As an activist investor, the team were responsible for implementing strategies to realise value in underperforming companies for shareholders. This involved implementing operational profit improvement programs, buy and build strategies, financial restructuring, share buy backs and sale of non-core assets. The investment funds have realised IRR’s of between 40% (13 investments realised in 1996 – 2002) to 15% (63 investments realised between 2007-2009 in difficult market conditions).
She is a qualified chartered accountant having trained with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC). At PwC, she worked in the business assurance financial sector services team and in the lead advisory team providing valuation, strategic and corporate finance advice. She holds a BA (Econ) Hons degree from Manchester University.
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“Ranjan is a first class non-executive, with a challenging mind and a good grasp of the responsibilities of directors. With an accounting background she understands the financial demands upon a business and has a keen strategic mind, with the ability to drill down to the key challenges being faced. She would be an asset on any board.” – Nigel Gautrey MA, Dip IoD, Chartered MCSI, FLIBF, Managing Director, Hillberry Trust Company Limited