Country Leader, India & MD, Alvarez & Marsal
Vikram Utamsingh is the Country Leader for India and Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal. He brings in 20+ years of experience in Indian M&A, distress M&A and 7 years of experience in restructuring and insolvency in the UK.
His primary areas of expertise are pre acquisition due diligence and advising buyers of distressed businesses. He has advised several bidders to buy distressed businesses in insolvency and has also acted as the advisor to the creditors’ committee where his role has been to evaluate bids and advice lenders on bid selection. In the UK, he worked on several receivership and liquidation cases involving the operational management and sale of various businesses. He has worked on more than 200 transactions for strategic buyers and Private Equity firms. His clients include Blackstone, TPG, Warburg Pincus, Bain Capital, KKR, Temasek, Capital International and others.
Vikram has been instrumental in building businesses from inception with high performing teams. Previously at KPMG, he built the Transactions Due Diligence Team from its inception to a joint market leader in India with 150 personal over 10 years. At A&M, he has been instrumental in leading the building of the India business along with his fellow managing directors to a team of 220 people today and with a reputation of the market leader in distress and turnaround restructuring.
Prior to joining A&M, Vikram spent 15 years with KPMG India where he held several leadership positions. He is a dual Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Currently based out of Mumbai, Vikram is an avid nonfiction military book reader, an enthusiastic Chelsea fan an inspiring marathoner and a rock music fan. He is a regular participant and contributor to Oxfam, a confederation of independent charitable organizations focusing on alleviation of global poverty. He is also associated with several other non-profit organizations.