Mr Sanjay Thakkar

UK Head of Deal Advisory


Sanjay heads the Deal Advisory business in the UK. Sanjay began his career in Regions Audit joining the St Albans office in 1991. Having qualified he focussed on the technology sector and spent 18 months in Silicon Valley during Y2K and the dotcom boom. Sanjay joined Transaction Services in 1999. Sanjay became a UK partner in 2005 working closely with both Goldman Sachs and Virgin Media. In 2008 Sanjay was asked to help the Indian practice drive its Transactions & Restructuring business forward and was country lead partner for KKR, Vodafone and the Aditya Birla Group. During the last eighteen months Sanjay has become a banking and telecoms market recognised partner working closely with Vodafone, Barclays, assisting a Private Equity consortium on the Williams & Glynn buyout and advising Bob Diamond’s investment vehicle (Atlas Mara) on its investments into African banking.

Education and qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Accountancy, University of Cardiff


  • Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales

Areas of expertise

  • Advisory, Banking, Buy, Deal Advisory, Deal execution, Financial Services and Telecommunications

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