Very pragmatic, solution-oriented and demonstrates the ability to meet clients' requirements' and is 'particularly adept at handling project-related transactions.
Saket specializes in strategic advisory work and high-end complex transactions cutting across various sectors, including infrastructure, mining and resources, oil and gas, construction, insurance, broadcasting, telecom and hospitality.
With more than two decades of experience, Saket has handled intricate strategic advisory, transactional and projects work, representing investors, targets and various project participants. He has also regularly been representing clients on their India strategy from inception to exit, including through restructurings and high value acrimonious exits, after successfully navigating through the complexities involved in the Indian regulatory framework and enforcement actions. Saket's clients include major international investors, multilateral agencies, promoter groups and HNIs.
Saket keenly follows the regulatory environment in India and participates in various policy building measures. He led an initiative with the insurance regulator which ultimately resulted in the regulator issuing guidelines for mergers of general insurers in India. Apart from policy building measures, Saket also has a keen interest in the social sector. He has advised a US Task Force on CSR related issues and a project in eastern India for connecting silk weaving communities with designers and artists-in-residence to match their craft with current fashion. He also represents newslaundry.com, an alternative model for news which is public sourced, funded and powered unlike conventional ad-funded media.