The Growth Factory

JAYAN DSOUZA is a Mumbai based CORPORATE FINANCE & STRATEGY professional with extensive experience in Capital Structuring, Financing, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Project Management.

He has over 28 years of experience in the field of financial strategy across diverse sectors from incubating internet startups to fund raising and M&A in Telecom, Real Estate and Power sectors, of which 18 years have been in an M&A role in the Mumbai based Essar Group.

Jayan’s academic qualifications include a B.E (Production) from Mumbai University and an MBA finance from K.J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai.

As a corporate finance and strategy professional, he has been involved in and executed numerous large value fund raising and M&A transactions exceeding US$ 4 bn in total.

Some of the marquee exits include;

  • Hutchison – Vodafone deal in 2007 – EV @ US$ 18.5 bn
  • Telecom Tower sale to American Tower Corporation in 2010 – EV @ US$ 461mn
  • Equinox Business Park sale to Brookfield Corporation in 2018 – EV @ US$ 285mn

Jayan’s USP is a keen understanding of capital structuring, financial models, transaction documentation (terms sheets, deal contracts) and Investor due diligence processes.

Business owners wanting to raise funds and needing guidance on business, capital structuring and negotiating deal terms can get in touch at or on +91 9819730715.