Chaitanya Arora has over 20 years’ experience of advising on all aspects of business valuations, damages quantification, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance related matters. He has acted as an advisor to private and public companies, private equity funds, and sovereign wealth funds. His work experience covers assignments across South Asia, India, North America, the Middle East and Africa. Chaitanya has been appointed as a damages or valuation expert in over 40 matters and has testified on 12 occasions.
Chaitanya has acted as a party appointed independent expert on matters that involve a variety of expert issues across several industries. He has opined on issues of damages, loss of profits, valuation, accounting treatment of transactions and application of accounting standards. The nature of disputes that he has been involved arise from supply contracts, joint ventures, merger and acquisition related matters and expropriations. His industry experience includes matters in infrastructure like port terminals, railway construction, petrochemical industry, industrial gases, hospitality and leisure, telecommunication, locomotive transformers, on-shore drilling contracts, online travel agencies, specialty chemicals, thermal power plants, retail franchises, residential real estate construction and IT infrastructure. He has also been a jointly appointed expert determinant for fair valuation of a family business.
Chaitanya is recognized consistently by Who’s Who Legal annually in several key listings since 2017 and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Singapore and serves as the Honorary Treasurer.