Kalpesh Maroo

Partner & National Head – Deal Advisory – M&A Tax, PE

KPMG in India

Kalpesh has over 20 years of experience across private equity and corporate M&A, and has worked on various transactions, including divesture, mergers and acquisitions and business re-organisations with large Indian and multinational business houses.

Kalpesh specialises in the areas of corporate, international and M&A tax, and has experience in advising on a range of Indian tax and regulatory issues such as entry strategy, capital restructuring, mergers, re-organisations, acquisitions, etc.

Over the years, Kalpesh has built specific expertise in the technology, private equity and real estate sectors, and has worked with leading Indian and multinational clients on a diverse range of tax matters, including on pathbreaking transactions and complex litigation on fund taxation.

In his past roles, Kalpesh has worked with professional services firms such as Deloitte, BMR & Associates, Arthur Andresen, Ernst & Young and with Och Ziff, a leading hedge fund.

Certain notable recent transactions handled by Kalpesh include:

  • Advised an investor on a SPAC listing of a renewable energy company
  • Advised a large global real estate development group in their strategic partnership with another leading real estate player for creation of joint investment platform
  • Advised a listed services company in hive-off of its multiple divisions for value unlocking and independent listing of those business verticals
  • Chartered Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

  • B. Com – University of Bangalore