Aviral joined Kroll through the firm’s acquisition of American Appraisal Associates. He is a financial advisory professional with over 17 years of experience in valuation, corporate finance and restructuring mandates. His experience includes valuation of business enterprises, intangible assets including intellectual property, and financial instruments.
Aviral has advised clients on transactions involving domestic and cross-border M&A, restructuring of distressed assets, insolvency and bankruptcy, disputes and litigation, and tax reorganizations.
Prior to Kroll, Aviral worked with the Corporate Finance practice of KPMG, and he was responsible for the management of the firm’s Valuation practice in North India. He has also worked with the Financial Advisory Services practice of Deloitte early in his career.
Aviral has been a speaker at several events organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, The Economic Times, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), ASSOCHAM and VCCircle. Additionally, he is regularly quoted by the financial press on valuation-related matters, and his research on valuation of technology startups has been featured in various publications. He also authors the study on celebrity brand valuations, our annual thought leadership publication, which has found its coverage in some of the leading financial newspapers in India.
Aviral received a Master in Business Administration in finance from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, and an undergraduate degree in commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. Additionally, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Society of India. He has also attained the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designation and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Further, Aviral is a member of various esteemed committees like the CII’s National Committee on Regulatory Affairs, the CII’s National Committee of Intellectual Property and the Stressed Asset Committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).