Chartered Finance Management Limited (CFM) is a leading financial services company providing a range of specialized services to business houses, corporates across wide range of industry sectors.
Incorporated on July 16, 1991, CFM provides a comprehensive range of financial solutions to growth-focused corporates by facilitating its growth, investment and strategic plans.
CFM works closely with companies across all stages of its growth cycle by advising a mix of need-based options such as structured lending, fund raising, restructuring etc.
The spectrum includes designing and aligning financing to the specific needs of our clients. Our cutting-edge research and predictive analysis have the critical mass that generates trust among customers and other stakeholders.
We are focused on key businesses such as Investment Banking, Merchant Banking, Corporate Advisory and Stressed Asset Resolution.
Our team comprises dedicated professionals including Chartered Accountants, Management Accountants, Company Secretaries, Law graduates and MBAs who exhibit a flexible and committed approach. High professional and ethical standards, along with transparency are at the heart of our operations. Our clients include government undertakings, large and mid-corporate entities across all major sectors. To be more precise, we are sector agnostic.
We support our clients at every step. We do not coach, but rather play for the team, weighing pros and cons before making a move.
Over the last decade, we have arranged and executed transactions worth more than USD 6 billion.
Headquartered in idyllic surroundings at Ballard Estate in Mumbai, we have offices in downtown areas of Delhi, Chennai and Ahmedabad.
Our Strengths Include:
- Critical understanding of transactions and deal execution skills.
- In-depth knowledge of the industry and various sector verticals.
- Strong relationships with banks, financial institutions, fund houses and investors and understanding their aspirations and investing parameters.
- Dynamic and ever-growing relationships with various industries, business houses and Promoters based on trust and fairness built over the years.
To be a new-age finance specialist offering pioneering services and trend-setting solutions.
- We nurture long-term relationships, with a clear understanding of clients’ strategies, supporting them at every stage to generate sustainable value.
- We aim to provide a holistic 360-degree insight to clients combining boutique creativity with top-tier delivery reach and excellence.
- Our resourceful and tenacious team of specialists focuses on fostering client relationships in every sector.
- Innovative and Involved
- Creative and Calibrated
- Focused and Futuristic
… while remaining faithful to our roots.
Our strong governance structure sets high professional and ethical standards in day-to-day operations.
Our board comprises of distinguished persons with multi-sectoral experience in banking and finance.
We effectively design deals in order to strike a prudent balance between the expectations of clients and lenders.
We ensure time-bound delivery of mandates, which help clients in planning their project cycle/execution.
We ensure that the overall cost is within the cost matrix expected by our clients.
Board of Directors
A prominent Indian banking professional, Mr. Balachandran has had an illustrious banking career spanning 38 years, during which period he has held high profile positions like Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of India, Executive Director in the same bank, Chief Executive of Bank of Baroda, New York and General Manager and Zonal Manager of Bank of India Chennai Zone. His tenure in Bank of India saw a number of strategic and bold inititaives. He has served also as the Chairman of StarUnion Dai-chi Insurance Company and Director of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. He currently serves as a Director of National Payment Corporation and Small Industrial Development Bank of India. He has also been associated with several commitees of RBI, IBA, NABARD and the Governnment of India.
A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1986, Mr. Porwal has been an active financial advisor to various Corporations of the Government of Maharashtra, with focus on raising finance. He also advises various corporates in the private sector on financial planning.He is a Director on the Board of Yashraj Biotechnology Ltd and was a Public Representative Director on the Board of OTC Exchange of India.
A Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University, Mr. Bhanushali is Financial Advisor with experience spreading over 25 years and advises several business houses. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of Yashraj Group of Companies, having interests in Biotechnology, Agriculture and Finance. He has an active interest in the field of Education.
A fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over 30 years experience, Mr. Bhandari was the promoter-director of a public limited company engaged in flexible packaging with South Korean Collaboration. He brings in varied experience in manufacturing and international trade, as finance professional and entrepreneur.
S S Sudanthiram
A career merchant banker, Mr. Sudanthiram had a distinguished career in public and private sector financial institutions with exposure in credit, merchant banking, treasury and capital market operations. He has associated with more than 100 IPOs from southern parts of India. He is the promoter of Sreevee and Bhalakh group of companies engaged in investment banking.
Mr. Mukherjee has over 40 years of experience in the field of Banking and NBFC including Venture Funding, Factoring and Broking. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of IFCI Limited and was responsible for the growth and development of the business of IFCI. He also held the position of Chairman in various group Companies of IFCI Limited. As an Executive Director at the Central Bank of India, he looked after portfolios such as Credit, HR, General Administration, IT, Corporate Communications, Publicity, Marketing, Client coverage and New Initiatives.
Further, being associated with Indian Bank for 36 years he accrued wide field exposure, having worked in various branches, regions and zones including Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat and New Delhi. He has been the past Chairman of Board of Governors of Management Development Institute (MDI) and Chairman of Institute of Leadership Development, Jaipur. Additionally, he was also a member of the Governing Body of Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad.
Board of Advisors
Mr Jyoti Sharan is a seasoned banker, with a career spanning over 33 years, and in his previous assignment was the General Manager (Mid Corporate) at State Bank of India, in their Mumbai Region. He has managed business of large corporate financial segment, spread over diverse industrial segments like diamond, gems and jewellery, NBFC’s, textile, pharmaceuticals, shipping, infra and renewal energy. He has also handled Stressed Asset Resolution, by developing company specific financial models.
Mr Sharan graduated in Science and holds a Diploma in Computer Certification from XISS, Ranchi and is a CAIIB. He has received certification from Harvard Management Institute on various management topics and Leadership Development Certification from Kellogg School of Management, Chicago.
As the CEO, Mr Sharan will focus on the company’s growth by adding value to all the stakeholders, under the existing business verticals of Corporate Advisory, Stressed Resolution Advisory, Investment and Merchant Banking by identifying new opportunities.
Mr R Ramnath has over 30 years’ experience; about 21 years in investment banking, private equity and financial services and 9 years in corporate finance prior to that.
He has worked with Dabur India (wherein he handled two SBUs viz., Hajmola and Guar Gum project and initiated its JV project in Nepal) and Kanoria Chemicals & Industries (wherein he handled its Polypropylene and Captive Power project from scratch leading up to its financial closure) in the area of Corporate Finance.
He was in leadership position heading the investment banking business at VLS Finance and later at SREI Capital Markets (the investment banking arm of SREI Infrastructure Finance) wherein he lead managed numerous IPOs, FPOs and Rights Issues of well-known companies.
The issues handled by Mr. Ramnath to date relate to diverse industries/sectors such as Agricultural Nutrient, Forging, Seeds, Spirits (Alcoholic beverages), Hospital, Tobacco, Footwear, Chemical trading, Automobile, Food, Software, Metal, Power, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Cement, Polyfilm, Telecom, Telematics & BPO, Communication equipment and Transformer.
He was in an entrepreneurial role prior to joining CFM. At CFM, he is handling merchant banking / investment banking activities along with Equity Capital Market related Private Equity and M&A transactions.
Mr. Sriram J
Mr. Sriram is having more than 26 years of Banking experience. He has worked with Indian Bank for 12 years, 8 years with Axis Bank, 6 years with ICICI Bank. Before joining CFML, he was working as Cluster Head, Corporate Banking in Bank Sohar, Muscat, Oman.
Mr. Sriram has wide experience in Corporate Banking – Relationship, Credit Appraisal, Risk, Administration, Investment Banking, Syndication, Merger and Acquisition, Monitoring and Recoveries.
At CFML, he will be responsible for the management of overall business i.e. Team Building, Debt Syndication, Investment Banking, Stressed Asset Resolution and general administration at Chennai Office.