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The Team


Strategy Consulting,M&A Advisory,Funding Advisor,Dubai,UAE

Arvind Subramaniam

Funtional Expertise: Strategic Advisory, Debt Advisory, Equity Advisory, Project Finance, Financial restructuring

Industry Expertise: F&B, Retail, Real Estate, Hospitality, Shipping & Logistics, Utilities & Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals, Education and Oil & Gas


  • Arvind is a Co-founder of Constance and leads the Capital Advisory group. He was previously working with National Bank of Fujairah, Dubai Bank and various Big 4s.

  • Arvind has also headed the Corporate Finance function for a regional mining & metals conglomerate and spearheaded the Strategy & Finance functions for a USD 1.2 Billion coal mining and infrastructure project in South East Asia.

  • He has acquired significant experience in fund raising across Middle Eastern and South East Asian markets. His Fund Raising experience includes, but not limited to, Equity Placement, Debt Raise, Mezzanine financing and Non-recourse Project Finance.

  • He advises on both buy-side and sell-side transactions adding significant value on the financial, commercial and legal matters

Strategy Consulting,M&A Advisory,Funding Advisor,Dubai,UAE

Jishnu Chittoor

Functional Expertise: Project Finance, Debt Advisory, Financial Restructuring

Industry Expertise: Metals & mining, Power, Infrastructure, Financial Services, Healthcare, Real Estate and Hospitality


  • Jishnu is an Electrical Engineer turned banker with tertiary qualifications in Finance including the CFA Charter. His previous employers include the likes of Ahli Bank (Corporate Banking), IDFC Ltd (AVP – Project & Structured Finance), Bank of America Merrill Lynch group and Siemens Ltd.

  • In his earlier employments, he played a key role in the origination & financial structuring across various forms of capital ranging from plain vanilla debt to quasi-equity (convertibles).

  • His past experiences have enabled him to have a deep insight of corporate banking across various product lines in banking including quasi-equity, term funding, working capital, cash management & treasury.

Strategy Consulting,M&A Advisory,Funding Advisor,Dubai,UAE

Ahmed Saifee

Functional Expertise: Equity Advisory, Business Valuation, Strategic Advisory, Start Up / SME Advisory

Industry Expertise: Agri-business, Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, Manufacturing, Healthcare


  • Ahmed is a management graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is currently part of the Capital Advisory group at Constance.

  • His experience spans across commercial banking, strategy consulting and capital advisory.

  • He has assisted large corporates and Start-ups in formulation & execution of growth strategy and accessing funding to drive business growth and diversification initiatives. He has also managed commercial lending portfolio for SME’s at Citibank.