Reshmi advises management teams, boards and investors in matters related to internal investigations, disputes and pre-investment fact finding to help them protect against and respond to challenging situations such as fraud, corruption, data breach, poor governance, diversion of funds and complex disputes.

She has 25 years of experience based across the US, India and Singapore markets and in this time, she has combined her skills in strategic consulting and investigations to help clients identify and recover from financial, reputational or regulatory challenges.

She was previously the head of the forensics practice at Kroll, in India and Southeast Asia, leading a diverse team of investigators, data specialists and legal experts.

Key Engagements:

  • Lead over 50 internal and external investigations for financial institutions and asset management firms, spanning portfolio companies, willful defaulters, and distressed borrowers across different regions. Assisted banks, private equity investors, and creditors in pre-investment due diligence, post-investment reviews, portfolio company monitoring, asset tracing, and loan recovery.
  • Led corporate investigations into internal fraud, embezzlement, conflicts of interest, fund diversion, and industrial espionage. Led diverse, global and regional teams across multiple skills including forensic accounting, e-discovery, data analytics and subject matter experts to ensure thorough, seamless reviews.
  • Acted as independent advisor to boards and special committees of PE investors on shareholder and management disputes, aiding clients in investigating facts and gathering negotiation, arbitration, and court action-relevant information, as appropriate.
  • Conducted pre-transaction due diligence on management, Operations and business models of companies for transactions between $20 million to $30 billion. Evaluating complex businesses and challenging geographies like India, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore.
  • Assisted clients in assessing regulatory risks across the Asia Pacific region, identifying key stakeholders at central, state, and district level regulators, understanding their attitudes, actions, and identifying interlocutors.