Vikram has more than 14 years of experience in the field of tax and regulations. As part of the Financial Services’ tax & regulatory practice of PwC, he has been handling a complete suite of financial services clients like Banks, Non Banking Finance Companies, Alternative Investment Funds (across asset classes and across different investment strategies), wealth / portfolio managers and other portfolio and institutional investors.
In the asset management space, he has been advising clients (both domestic and foreign) on fund structuring, carry structuring, transaction structuring, tax due diligence, advising on capital structure at the time of investments, assistance in exit negotiations from an Indian tax and regulatory perspective, assistance in getting clarity on regulatory matters including seeking various regulatory approvals.
He has been closely working with leading financial services players and industry bodies in various representations before policy makers and tax authorities. Prior to joining PwC, Vikram worked with the Indian branch of Standard Chartered Bank. At Standard Chartered, he handled tax advisory for Wholesale Banking Division (various products / businesses like custody business, fixed income, derivatives, syndications, corporate loan structuring, offshore leasing, etc.) and was handling Transfer Pricing for the India Group.