Simerna has experience in managing, executing and coordinating multiple client engagements for valuing illiquid assets under the guidelines of ASC §820 or the equivalent international standard. The securities include U.S. and global debt instruments (such as revolvers, term loans, subordinated debt and mezzanine debt), partnership units, private equity and leveraged investments in industries, including automotive, health care, consumer products, finance companies, manufacturing, real estate, retail, technology and telecommunications. She has valued businesses as well as a wide range of debt and equity securities and intangible assets across numerous industries for various purposes, including mergers and acquisitions transactions, financial reporting, tax, restructuring and the administration of management compensation plans under the guidelines of IFRS 13, ASC§820, ASC §805 (formerly SFAS 141) and ASC §350 (formerly SFAS 142). Additionally, she has also worked on complex option valuations, including the Monte Carlo and binomial option pricing models.
In 2019, Simerna was selected for India’s Top 100 Women in Finance award by the Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI).
Simerna holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce (Honors) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.