Dr CA Srikanth P Parthasarathy is a Chartered Accountant rank holder and CIMA UK India Topper. He holds a Ph.D in Finance with his widely acclaimed paper ‘Games of Strategy’. He is the one of the leading thinkers on the India Entry Strategy using Porter’s Five Forces. Srikanth is currently the Managing Partner at Chakra Venture Partners LLP.
He started his career at Citibank and had various stints in India and Singapore. He set up Chakra Venture Partners LLP India with focus on Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Corporate Law. In the 13-year stint in the M&A industry, he has led over 30 deals with accumulated deal size of USD 400 Million. He currently leads the India arm of the firm which has offices in India, Singapore, Hong Kong, UK, and member firms in Europe.
Srikanth has authored several books and articles including “Porter’s 5 forces for India” and “As good as India gets” and “Games of Strategy- Part 2”. He is a visiting professor of finance at the Indian Institute of Managements (IIMs), SP Jain, ICAI, and IMT in India and abroad.