Chaitanya Arora has more than 20 years of experience advising on all aspects of business valuations, damages quantification, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance-related matters. He has advised to private and public companies, private equity funds, and sovereign wealth funds. His work covers assignments across South Asia, India, North America, the Middle East, and Africa. Mr. Arora has been appointed as a damages or valuation expert in over 40 matters and has testified on 12 occasions.
Mr. Arora has acted as a party-appointed independent expert on matters involving various expert issues across several industries. He has opined on damages, loss of profits, valuation, accounting treatment of transactions, and application of accounting standards. The nature of disputes he has been involved in arises from supply contracts, joint ventures, merger and acquisition-related matters, and expropriations. His industry experience includes matters in infrastructure like port terminals, railway construction, the petrochemical industry, industrial gases, hospitality and leisure, telecommunication, locomotive transformers, onshore 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.
Since 2017 Mr. Arora has been recognized consistently by Who’s Who Legal in several key listings, and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Singapore and serves as the Honorary Treasurer.