Synergy's cross-functional team combines deep finance, technical, and operating capabilities with an entrepreneurial mindset, embodying the guiding principle of "more than the sum of its parts". The team members have been responsible for assets producing 125 million tons per year of steel, 100 million tons of various types of mined products, and 4GW of power, and other large operations Upstream and Downstream Energy, Cement and Infrastructure. On the investment side, Synergy's principals have successfully executed over $100 billion worth of M&A and capital markets transactions in the natural resources space. Many of our key team members have been working together for over 20 years.
Founder & Managing Partner
Sudhir founded Synergy in 2015. Prior to that, he was a leading and integral part in the creation of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel company. He served on the Group Management Board and acted as the Alternate Chairman of the Corporate Finance and Tax Committee leading Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Global tax, etc. He is credited with over US$ 100 billion of M&A and divestitures and over US$ 100 billion of diverse financing transactions. His professional career has exposed him to over 100 countries.
He also managed Mittal Investments in oil and gas, cement and infrastructure where he structured equity investments of US$ 1.5 billion over US$ 8 billion assets under management.
Davinder K. Chugh
Prior to joining Synergy in 2016, Davinder had a successful career at ArcelorMittal spanning 20 years including 10 years at the Group Management Board. He had previously spent 20 years at Steel Authority of India Limited. A highly regarded techno-commercial expert, his expertise and experience includes Operations and Operational strategy, Shared Services and commercial negotiation. He is uniquely placed to advise and support businesses in emerging out of crisis and assuming market leadership.
Gonzalo has 20 years of global finance experience in investment banking, private equity and Fortune 50 companies gained through his engagements at UBS in New York (metals and mining and natural resources), a Private Equity fund in Shanghai and Pepsico in Dubai. He has structured and executed M&A, JVs and capital market transactions totalling over US$ 100 billion, in both developed and emerging markets.
AP Choudhary is a seasoned and highly experienced executive with nearly 40 years of both operational and management experience within the steel, mining and engineering industry gained in India, Thailand and through extensive global travels on behalf of public sector undertakings of Government of India.
Om has spent over 30 years of his career in the steel industry, primarily focusing on commercial negotiations, supply chain management and cost reduction initiatives of over 10 steel mills across Asia, Americas and Europe.
Hywel is a highly experienced British lawyer who has had diverse experience working as a partner at a leading UK practice and thereafter as General Counsel in diverse investment companies in Singapore.
Rajendra comes with comprehensive experience of 25+ years in the Human Resources domain. Most of the initiatives Rajendra worked on have been aimed at driving profitable growth of a business.
TK Sahu has an experience of more than 39 years working as commercial and marketing leads for the steel industry. He has been long associated with SAIL including Executive Director - International Trade and officiating Director-Commercial of SAIL
Ajitesh has over 5 years of experience in valuation, financial modelling, value investing and fundamental research of public and private companies gained through engagement at investment banking and strategic advisory firms.
Mandakini specializes in creating marketing and communications strategies for organizations entering new markets, managing change, exploring partnerships, or in special situations.
Sheila P Narvasa
Office Administrator & HR
Atul is a seasoned professional with a varied experience in both the industry and investment community. His experience extends across a range of industries such as steel and mining, textiles, sugar, apparel and most recently Private Equity and Family Office.
Gunjan is a transaction services and management expert in the areas of audit, due diligences, financial modelling, etc having worked previously with Deloitte, Ernst and Young and Tata Steel.
Vaibhav Bharadia has nearly 15 years of experience in investment analysis, equity and business strategy research, financial modelling and business projection.
Mihaela is a strategic and analytical finance professional with over 10 years of progressive experience
Mukund is a proven techno-commercial senior executive with nearly 40 years’ experience in Steel & Mining Industry globally including in India, Indonesia, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East.
Vishnu has over 10 years’ experience in steel, power and FMCG sectors. His experience and expertise includes Project Finance, Debt Restructuring, Costing and MIS, financial modeling and taxation.
Abhijit Roy is a recent graduate in BSc Hons in Economics, Finance and International Business from Oxford Brookes University.
Media & Branding Consultant
Angana has an MSc from London School of Economics (LSE) and a BSc from New York University (NYU).
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