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Rustom Kharegat

Rustom Kharegat

  • Senior Managing Director, Leader of EMEA Transaction Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • T: +44 20 3727 1289
  • F: +44 20 3727 1007
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    • 200 Aldersgate
    • Aldersgate Street
    • London, EC1A 4HD
    • United Kingdom
    • T: +44 20 3727 1000
    • F: +44 20 3727 1007
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Rustom Kharegat has significant experience in the private equity market and has led some of the most complex and largest due diligence investigations for several financial buyers in a number of industries including public-to-private transactions and IBRs.

Mr. Kharegat was born in Bombay and attended school there until moving to London in 1982 to study at the London School of Economics. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1988 with Andersen and then went on to start Andersen’s Private Equity practice.

Mr. Kharegat joined KPMG in 2004 and headed KPMG’s Private Equity and Sovereign Wealth Fund practices. He joined FTI Consulting in 2013 and now heads the European Transaction Services practice.

Recent experience:
  • KKR sale of WMF (€1.7bn)
  • Cinven acquisition of BioClinica (€1.3bn)
  • Providence Equity sale of Clarion Events to Blackstone (€750m)
  • Merger of Interxion and Telecity (€4.5bn)
  • Providence Equity sale of stake in Galileo Global Education to Tethys (€1bn+)
  • Carlyle Group acquisition of PA Consulting (€800m)
  • Providence Equity acquisition of Chime Communications (€800m)
  • CVC acquisition of Paroc (€700m)
  • Cinven sale of Ahlsell to CVC (€1.8bn)
  • Cinven & Warburg Pincus purchase of Ziggo (€5.2bn)
  • Cinven & CVC funding of Avolon (€1.0bn)
  • Cinven acquisition of Gondola (£800m)
  • Providence, Carlyle and Blackstone late abort of Informa PLC (not disclosed)
  • Kion Group IBR for KKR (not disclosed)
  • Bain Capital purchase of Edcon (€2.7bn)
  • H&F purchase of Wood Mackenzie (€1.3bn)
  • Telecom deals including Essent Kabelcom (€2.6bn), Com Hem (€1.8bn), Auna (€3.0bn) and Idea Cellular (€2.7bn)
  • CVC purchase of Belgium & Danish Post (€0.9bn)
  • TPG purchase of French based TDF (€5.2bn)
  • Apax Partners and Netcare purchase of General Healthcare Group (€3.3bn)
  • Cinven purchase of Unique Pub Company & The Voyager Pub Group (€3.2bn)
  • CVC and TPG acquisition of Debenhams (€2.6bn)
  • Permira acquisition of Cognis Speciality Chemicals (€2.5bn)
  • TPG purchase of TIM Hellas (€1.3bn)
  • Permira purchase of Homebase (€1.2bn)
  • Cinven & Candover purchase of Bertelsmann Springer (€1.1bn)
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