Ashish McLaren


McLaren, CVA

Managing Director

Ashish is a managing director in the Valuation Advisory Services practice, based in the Singapore office. Ashish provides M&A valuation advisory services to his clients with regard to their Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) transactions, Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) exercises, asset impairment reviews, and other financial reporting valuations.

Prior to joining Kroll in November 2015, Ashish was with PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore for 8 and ½ years in their valuation practice and has advised leading corporates as well as private equity players in the M&A and reporting requirements. Previously, he has around 9 years of work experience in India having worked both in the telecom industry – Escotel Mobile (now Idea Cellular) and Bharti Airtel – as well as with financial advisors – Lazard and Deloitte.

Ashish has worked on deals across borders as well as across varies industries including telecom, precision manufacturing, consumer & retail, food & beverage, healthcare, power generation and infrastructure. He has advised several companies in their M&A, IP valuation and financial reporting valuation requirements. He has also advised various private equity players in their financial reporting as well as portfolio valuation requirements.

Ashish is a member of the Institute of Valuers & Appraisers of Singapore (IVAS) Council and the IVAS Standards and Technical Working Group. He is also an empaneled valuer with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore for its IP Financing Scheme.

Ashish is a registered Chartered Valuer & Appraiser (CVA) with IVAS. He is also an Honors graduate in Physics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India and received his Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from Amity Business School, NOIDA, India.

Corporate Finance and Restructuring

M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Advisory

Kroll’s investment banking practice has extensive experience in M&A deal strategy and structuring, capital raising, transaction advisory services and financial sponsor coverage.


Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.