Siddharth Bafna leads the Corporate Finance practice at Lodha & Co. He is a rank holding CA and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, USA. Siddharth has several years of Corporate Finance experience, having led a number of M&A and Private Equity advisory engagements.
He has led many transactions in the consumer and retail industries, e.g., majority stake sale in Moshe’s to New Silk Route (a USD 1.4 billion Asia focused Private Equity Fund), majority stake sale in BookmyShow.com to Network18 group, Rs. 50 crore private equity capital raise by Indian Master Franchisee of Papa John’s (the world’s third largest pizza chain) from TVS Capital, Mirah Group’s (owners of Rajdhani Thali) Rs. 40 crore investment in Impresario (owners of Mocha, Smoke House Deli) and its investment in the new restaurant venture promoted by Zorawar Kalra (co-founder of the ‘Punjab Grill’ restaurant chain), Costa’s India entry and franchise agreement with Devyani International, etc. He is currently the advisor on several on-going deals across multiple sectors (including for retail apparel, dairy, logistics, packaging, auto component, restaurant companies, etc.)