Girish Vanvari

Partner and Head, Tax KPMG in India

As the Head of Tax at KPMG in India, Girish has over two decades of consulting experience, wherein he laid the foundation of the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) tax and International Tax practices at KPMG in India. His experience includes advising on several significant M&A deals and restructuring transactions in India on a year-to-year basis, along with advising well-known transnational organisations and many leading Indian enterprises on regulatory, tax, financial and business related matters.

Furthermore, Girish has assisted several large multinationals in establishing their presence in India by navigating through the country’s ever-evolving tax and regulatory framework. Apart from also advising private equity investors and other leading Indian Investors, he has assisted in transaction structuring relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, complex tax and regulatory issues, corporate and capital restructuring, technical collaborations, cross-border taxations, contract structuring and negotiations, etc.

Additionally, he has advised companies across sectors such as manufacturing, infrastructure, telecom, IT, energy and natural resources, financial services, auto, pharmaceutical, FMCG, etc.

Girish is a regular speaker/panellist at various M&A and international taxation conferences and seminars. He also regularly contributes articles in several newspapers and business magazines.