American Appraisal is pleased to announce the opening of its Singapore office at 1 Scotts Road, #24-05 Shaw Centre. Leading the office as Managing Director is Srividya C. Gopalakrishnan, with 15 years of experience in valuations, M&A, corporate finance, corporate strategy and management consulting.
Srividya joins American Appraisal from Grant Thornton India, where as a Partner & Practice Leader she established one of the largest valuation practices in India. She has advised several large and mid-sized companies on a range of valuations for transactions, restructuring, mergers and financial reporting, including intangible valuations and fund valuations. She has significant experience within a variety of industry sectors including technology, pharma & biosciences, mining, media, retail, logistics, financial services and energy.
During her time at Grant Thornton India, she initiated various monthly and annual publications to track all M&A and private equity deals. These publications continue to be well received. Given Srividya’s extensive experience with tracking M&A activity, she is regularly asked to comment on transactions, both in television interviews and in print media. She has also contributed valuation articles and commentary to various publications.
Joe Zvesper, American Appraisal’s Chairman & CEO, said, “We are enthused about this latest enhancement to our Firm’s global presence. Srividya’s extensive experience, as well as her knowledge of regional and cross-border market activity, ensures that American Appraisal will be exceptionally well positioned to realize the opportunities in the Southeast Asian and other related marketplaces.”
Varun Gupta, Managing Director of American Appraisal operations in India, said, “In addition to strong cultural ties, there is a very strong business relationship between India and Singapore. A presence in Singapore will significantly enhance our ability to serve clients in both geographies.”