Mindspring was founded in 2004 in Mumbai to provide clients with a strategic direction and fresh solutions for growth. We help our clients define strategic and long term goals and provide advice and ongoing support to help them reach those goals. Our clients rely on us as their long-term business partner serving fresh ideas and third party perspectives in complex and challenging situations.
We are your partners in anything that you do which will have a long term implication on your business. Whether it is strategic actions to collaborate with other entities or it is strengthening your internal organization, Mindspring facilitates the process of defining such projects and delivering them successfully.
Our Team is a blend of multi-disciplinary expertise and rich experience cutting across diverse industries and functional requirements, and they serve as an extended strategic and management arm for our clients.
Rishikesh founded Mindspring in 2004 with a passion to support clients through various stages of their business lifecycle. Rishikesh works closely with clients as their strategic partner and a key contributor in their decision making processes.
Prior to setting up Mindspring, Rishikesh had a 5 year stint in the corporate finance practice of Ernst & Young. He has rich experience in corporate finance and consulting, cutting across sectors such as consumer goods, auto, industrial products, engineering, transport & logistics, etc. He has advised clients on M&A projects on sell-side and buy-side; complex projects involving BIFR Schemes and Schemes of Arrangements; cross-border acquisitions (inbound and outbound); independent directorships in foreign companies coming to India; debt syndication for new projects as well as ongoing expansions; and so forth.
Rishikesh is a Chartered Accountant as well as a Cost Accountant & Company Secretary. He has several laurels to his credit, including the prestigious All-India Gold Medal in the Chartered Accountancy course.
Rishikesh Shintre is an avid reader and enjoys playing tennis regularly. He and his family are actively involved in philanthropic activities through their own family trust.
Anup has global experience working with MNC companies, Private Equity groups and has been a Start-Up co-founder. Anup works as a trusted advisor to CEOs/senior management for all financial related activities.
Anup has experience across sectors like financial services, telecommunications, technology (Enterprise, B2C, SaaS, Consulting, Hosting, Software development), auto and fintech among others. He has experience in analyzing businesses/projects from financial, operational and competitive standpoint and strategy execution. He has deep expertise in business decision making support like profit improvement, cash flow management, insightful reporting and analysis and business process improvement to give management better control of business.
Anup is a Chartered Accountant from India and MBA-Finance from University of Illinois, US. His basic education (Master’s in Commerce) was completed from the University of Mumbai.
Anup likes to travel and explore new places, cultures and local cuisines. He enjoys visiting the beach regularly and is currently reading & learning about Vedanta.
Amol has 2 decades of experience in Strategy, General Management and Business Development roles across sectors like Auto & Auto Ancillaries, Industrial & Engineering Products & Services and Agri Businesses.
Amol is the Head of Business Development initiatives at Mindspring and also assists in formulating appropriate transaction strategies by leveraging his core industry knowledge. Prior to Mindspring, he worked at Bosch, Cummins, NRB Bearings, ATS Elgi & Escorts. In these roles, he was involved in various strategic activities such as formation of joint ventures, cross-border collaborations & dealer network development. Having worked in industry roles in sectors such as auto, engineering and industrial products, Amol works closely with clients on key commercial development activities and with foreign clients in formulating entry strategies in the Indian market.
Amol is a BE (Mechanical) from MIT, Pune.
Amol is an active participant in leadership roles in organised business networks. He loves to read a wide variety of books and engages in continuous formal and informal learning activities.
Areas of Expertise: Business Strategy & Planning, Business Development Consulting, Transaction Support
With over 18 years of experience in most of business processes viz. Sales & marketing, Business Development, Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management, Vendor Development and Production Planning & Control, Parag joined Mindspring in 2018.
In Mindspring, Parag heads Industrial Consulting, supports Business Development in Industrial manufacturing and equipment sectors and is in charge of all TPM Projects.
Parag has rendered technical consulting to RR Plast Extrusions Private Limited, Elcom and Apex Technopolymer. Prior to Mindspring, he worked with Apex Technopolymer (as CEO), Rinder India Private Limited (as the Head of SCM & Global Sourcing, heading Materials Department) and CSM Software & Kosi Plast (as GM Marketing).
Parag is a BE (Polymer Engineering) from MIT, Pune and he holds a Diploma in Finance Management from NMIMS as well as a Diploma in EXIM from ETTI (Affiliated by IMC).
He is fond of reading technical news, papers. He is interested in attending seminars/ paper presentations on various technical and management programs. He enjoys travelling and exploring new places within India and abroad.
Areas of Expertise: Industrial Consulting, Business Development, Supply Chain Management
Tejas started his career in 2011 and possess experience in the field of Corporate Laws and Corporate Finance.
He has worked in various sectors such as Education Tech, Retail, Building Material, Healthcare, Auto & Auto Ancillary, F&B, Engineering, etc. He has advised on greenfield JVs. He has also worked with Early Stage Startups right from their �White Boarding/Brainstorming stage� to successfully getting them Pre-Seed/HNI funding. He has also assisted International Companies to enter into Indian market for setting up their business. He has worked on M&A and PE transactions as well. Tejas also assists in Business Development initiatives.
Tejas is a Company Secretary, LLB and a CA Finalist.
Tejas plays Badminton, enjoys travelling & trekking and is interested in permaculture.
Areas of Expertise: Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Due Diligence
Apeksh has 3 years of experience in the field of auditing and taxation during his articleship stint with a reputed CA Firm.He has had exposure to the Hospitality, Manufacturing, Entertainment sectors as well as PSUs.
Having joined Mindspring in 2020,he works with the teamon transactions and is responsible for business modelling and deal structuring and works closely with clients in order to prepare an in-depth quantitative and qualitative analysis onthe business, operations, industry and future prospects.
Apeksh is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA Level 3 candidate.
Apeksh is an avid reader andloves travelling.He has won 50+ competitions at various debates, quizzes and other competitions. He was the youngest National Finalist at the Tata Crucible Business Quiz 2015.
Areas of Expertise: Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Consulting, Private Equity
Sakshee has 4 years of experience in the field of auditing, financial risk analysis, modelling and valuation. She became a part of Mindspring in 2019.
She has worked in various sectors such as mitigating financial risks, conducting financial analytics, forensic audits, treasury management,building financial models and is well acquainted with financial software such as Bloomberg, Factset, Factiva,etc.
Sakshee is Chartered Accountant with All India ranks in both CA-CPT and CA-IPCC and university topper throughout herpost-graduation journey.Keen to build a career in finance, she is pursuing CFA (Level 3) and FRM (Part 1).
Sakshee is an aspiring flautist and has a startup named 'Moments M@gicaa' for organizing homely events. She is an active speaker in High Schools and Colleges and other public events.
Areas of Expertise: Transaction Advisory, Debt Syndication, Financial Modelling & Valuation
Riddhi started her practice as a Company Secretary in 2014 and has been serving a mix of corporate clients including listed companies, unlisted companies, foreign subsidiaries, consultants and peer professionals for various corporate law matters.
She is specialized in corporate restructuring and conducting due diligence. She is engaged in other para-legal activities like drafting and review of joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, share purchase agreements, business contracts, franchise agreements. Starting her career in 2008, Riddhi has worked with SCHIL Services Ltd., Dalmia Securities Pvt. Ltd. and Firstsource Solutions Ltd. In these roles, she was involved in various strategic activities such as Secretarial and Legal Compliances, IPO, FPO, right issue, takeovers, delisting, preparing and checking compliance checklists for various applicable laws including cross border laws.
Riddhi is a Company Secretary and also holds degree in LL.B and a master degree in Business Management.
Riddhi is a travel enthusiast, and takes pleasure in reading fiction, painting. She is fond of playing badminton, cricket, basketball.
Areas of Expertise: Secretarial Compliance, Legal Advisory, Transaction Support
Sanchit is a Partner at M&R Consultants and Founder of Sanchit Ranade & Associate since 2012 where he handles various secretarial and compliance assignments including Registration of Companies and LLPs, and their Conversions, RBI and FEMA related matters.
He also looks into special secretarial assignments such as ESOP, Private Placements, Raising Capital through Equity Preference Shares & Debentures, amendments in Memorandum of Associations & Articles of Associations and so on. Starting a career in 2009, he has handled various corporate fund-raising assignments for a leading merchant banker and brokerage house. He was associated as an analyst with rating division of a CRISIL.
Sanchit is a Company Secretary.
Sanchit enjoys playing and watching football and cricket. He is passionate about landscape photography and likes to shoot nature's beauty.
Areas of Expertise: Secretarial Compliance, Regulatory Due Diligence, Transaction Structuring
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Mindspring is a specialty firm focused on transactional and strategic activities of the company. We have joined hands with privileged international partners that share our values of team spirit, trust, integrity and transparency, so that our clients get an end-to-end experience.
We have direct access to several key countries through our privileged partner network. The global map reflects our international reach. We have a network of International Partners in North America and Europe for services in those markets.
Our team believes in giving back to the society and we are privileged to receive support from our clients as well in our philanthropic activities.
Mindspring actively supports Gurukul, a home for under-privileged children in Jambhulpada village, Raigad district, Maharashtra. Thanks to Gurukul, children from across Maharashtra get a platform during their developmental phase in life and it prepares them to achieve greater heights in their future life.
Our team makes financial contributions to organizations such as Ameya Palak Sanghatna, which is dedicated to providing necessary care, medical aid and accommodation to people who are unfortunately dependent on others for their daily sustenance, both young and old.
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