Client focused, Results driven and Wholly accountable
A systematic and strategic approach to consulting that helps our clients achieve their goals by accelerating productivity, profitability and unleashing business potential.
Core Values of Integrity , professionalism and confidentiality permeate every assignment. An unswerving commitment to keep information shared by our customers completely confidential.
A team of inter-disciplinary subject matter experts unsurpassed in the marketplace. Over 100 years of collective experience across Real-Estate, Hospitality, Manufacturing & other services
Established in 2007, Quadrillion Consulting has evolved into one of the leading boutique consulting and advisory firms in the GCC region.
Headquartered in Dubai, Quadrillion has coverage across the greater region through an active partnership model that covers Bahrain, Oman and India.
The firm has over the years advised on transactions of over USD 1 billion across the region. Clients include family offices, Sovereign Funds, High Net Worth individuals in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
The Quadrillion approach is to work closely with entrepreneurs and regional corporate groups in growing their business. Sectors of coverage include Real Estate, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Services.
Quadrillion is a proud member of Global Alliance Partners, a leading Global alliance of stockbrokers, fund managers, investment banks and advisors currently operating in 120 countries worldwide.
Global Alliance Partners (GAP) www.globalalliancepartners.com is a network organization of international-minded financial partners focusing on the capital midmarket. GAP provides its client base with local service and expertise, coupled with international reach and access in private equity, corporate fund raising, stock broking, and fund management. Global Alliance Partners bridges the gap between investment opportunities in the leading, emerging, or frontier markets, and the key sources of investment risk capital. It was established in October 2008 and has its Central Coordinating Office in Hong Kong SAR.
Through the established network of Global Alliance Partners, Quadrillion is now able to reach investors worldwide, and likewise GAP clients, advisors, and bankers, who are looking at opportunities in the GCC and the larger MENA region.
R M Sriram
Founder & Managing Director
Founder: The Quadrillion Group Board Member: Global Alliance Partners
Former: CEO & Chairman of the Board Reliance Capital Asset Management (UK)
Director: MAC Capital Advisors Ltd
Board Member: Ambit Pragma Private Equity Fund
R M Sriram has over twenty-nine years of extensive experience in the financial services industry spread across Europe, India, and the Middle East. He is the Founder and Managing Director of the Quadrillion Group, a leading Management Consulting business in the GCC. Sriram is also currently the Director of MAC Capital Advisors, a Corporate Finance and Advisory business focused on South-East Asia, India, and Middle East business corridors.
He is also on the board of Global Alliance Partners, an international network of Investment Banking and Advisory firms.
For four years, from 2009, Sriram was the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Reliance Capital Asset Management (UK), a part of Reliance Capital Ltd - one of India’s largest financial services companies. In this role, he led Reliance Capital’s businesses across financial services verticals for Europe, Middle East, and Africa geographies. The areas of business focus included Asset & Wealth Management and Investment Banking.
A resident of Dubai for over nineteen years, Sriram was the Senior Vice President & Area Director of Citibank’s Non-Resident India Wealth Management Business covering the GCC countries prior to joining Reliance Capital. This business had over 100 wealth managers with AUMs of over USD 4 Bn.
He commenced his career with Citibank in India and spent over a decade and a half with the bank in multiple roles and geographies. He also had a short stint as the India Wealth Management Head for BNP Paribas and the Lending Head for Secured Products with IDBI Bank.
He has been an active member of the Indian Community in Dubai and has been a keynote speaker at the Funds Forum Middle East and other industry forums for many years. These are but a few of his many achievements that have led to his being recognized as a financial industry stalwart.
Head of Research
Shyam Agarwal has more than a decade of experience in consulting and research including extensive exposure to primary research, largely for private equity firms. He has rich consulting experience across industries including Food & Beverages, Education, e-Commerce, Hospitality, Retail & Real Estate, Alternate Energy, Infrastructure and Logistics. He has strong understanding of business fundamentals and hands on experience in devising business strategies and funding plans backed by financial analysis & valuation. Having graduated in commerce from Mumbai University, he is a qualified Chartered Accountant and an XLRI Jamshedpur Alumni.
Divyata Rajaram is a senior Financial Services professional with close to 20 years of experience in the field of Commercial Payments and payment technology . Her diverse experience includes managing the Strategic Marketing and Business Development functions at Quadrillion.
An MBA with a proven track record of success in the field of Financial services consulting across India and the UAE , Divyata has worked with blue chip global multinationals resulting in a unique understanding of the payments landscape across diverse industry landscapes from traditional supply chain finance models to innovative B2B finance solutions to benefit commercial clients. Having led the Strategic Marketing function for large multinational financial institutions in the areas of Islamic Banking , Wealth and Insurance , Divyata also has a great deal of insight into key marketing strategies , brand positioning and brand development activities resulting in greatly enhanced market share for our clients.
Client Relations & Project Manager
Martina Riva is a MSc* Management graduate with a Master of Science in Management at Bocconi University in Milan (Italy). During her post graduate studies and further specialization, she developed her enhanced knowledge and expertise of the various aspects of business management with a focus in organizational change and consulting. Martina's professional expertise includes banking majors like UniCredit AG Bank, Milan where she was a part of the Corporate and Investment Banking team. During her tenure at UniCredit, Martina also developed her professional skills as a KYC analyst with extensive AML & CFT experience.
Multilinguistic, with a professional expertise and business acumen spanning diverse geographies across Europe, China & Middle East, Martina will manage the Global clients and Project Management functions at Quadrillion Consulting
Alaga Raja is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Commerce graduate. Has over 30 years of professional experience in Commercial, Investment, Retail and private Banking, Banking Operations, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Strategic / Management Consultancy, Finance and Audit.
- Significant years of senior management position, Board membership, managing the companies through Board participation or under Management contract
- Rich experience of setting up and managing the first Islamic bank in Kenya, Leasing co in India, many start up companies in Oman & India
- Dealt with international investment managers, Investment products and PE investments.
- Launched many investment products in Oman as ‘Firsts’ in the nation - e.g. first index fund, first International fund, first CDs etc.
- Handled various functions of investment banking, Corporate banking, Retail banking, Treasury, international banking, Financial & Investment Advisory, Banking operations and Systems.
- Managed IPO, Brokerage, Investment Research reports, Issue of Debt instruments, Fund raising, Fund Management, Dealing with High Net Worth/Corporate clients
- Preparing feasibility studies, Business plans, investment rationales, Advisory, Management Consultancy, Strategic and M&A advisory
- Advisory to Tech start ups for fund raising and business strategy
- Involved in restructuring and restrategising many companies and the departments of the bank
- Handled few mergers of banks right from the start to post merger handling
- Handled transactions in excess of billion US dollars equivalent
Strategic Advisor – India
Aditya leads the Advisory practice at SVP Financial. He has over 15 years of experience in credit and transaction advisory. Aditya has led and advised on various transactions across sectors to include consumers, food services, logistics, financial services and real estate, with a strong ability to innovate financial structures and solutions.
He is a board member of Global Gourmet Pvt. Ltd., a leading value-added frozen foods manufacturer and also serves on the advisory board of Iceland Foods India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Iceland Foods Ltd (UK’s largest frozen foods retailer with revenue of GBP 3 Bn).
Prior to joining the family practice, Aditya was co-heading the investment banking business at quant capital, an investee of Reliance Capital where he handled various complex fund raise transactions.
Aditya is a qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He began his career in the advisory space with Deloitte, India.
Media, Sports and Entertainment
Navneet a self-driven, distinctly networked and a high-octane international leader working in blue-chip billion USD MNCs and start-ups with over 28 years of multimillion USD revenue generation experience from NBD and partnerships in Sports, Entertainment, Media , Fashion & Corporate industries across APAC, South Asia & MENA with brands, agencies, federations, rights holders, broadcasters & governments. Demonstrated ability to build high-performing teams at scale across multiple cultures and functions through a collaborative approach. Some of the organisations that Navneet has been a key part of in leadership and advisory roles include – IMG, World Sport Group (Nimbus), Lagardere Sports Asia, Total Sports Asia, Fidelis World among others.
Impact Areas - New markets development and Go -to - Market strategy, Business Development & Partnerships, Cross cultural collaboration, Talent building, Corporate Sales, Sponsorships, Media Rights acquisition & Revenue generation, Franchisee management, Turnkey project (event) & Celebrity management, General Management (P & L)
A seasoned banking professional and a Chartered Accountant from India with all-round managerial experience in three of the high ranked multi-national banks (Citibank, HSBC & BNP Paribas). He has worked in various functions within the banking industry with considerable years of experience in Relationship management & Business development focusing on originating and building long term relationship. He is specialized in Structuring of working capital finance with focus on Trade Finance facilities, Contract Financing, Long-term Financing and Credit Risk assessment.
With close to 20 years of presence in UAE, Padmakumar has a strong network of corporate and institutional clients with active connection at Senior Management level. He has managed Asset Portfolios of highly reputed and long-established large corporates, especially in Abu Dhabi. His persuasive negotiation skill and detail-oriented analysis has earned him the reputation of being an effective deal closer amongst his clients and peers.
Some of our Clients