Ajay Sharma has over 14 years experience undertaking Real Estate valuation and advisory across India, Sri Lanka and Maldives. He has been at forefront delivering accelerated growth and success for clients ranging from private equity funds to government agencies with invaluable and unique industry leading insights.
He has led teams for valuation and advisory engagements pertaining to mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, financial reporting, disputes and litigation including stressed assets transactions under SARFESI and IBC. He has successfully led project financing practice and closed asset transactions Pan India.
He was the team lead spearheading government and judicial agencies requirements Pan India that has involved tendering, online auctions, clearances and possession of assets.
His core strengths relate to property valuation and advisory services for both personal and real properties.. He has also undertaken infrastructure related work where he has led teams that consulted for Smart City projects, Transport Node Modernization program under Ministry of Transportation, airport landside development etc.
He is also actively involved in progressing the cause of valuation profession by being - Member of the Committee for Valuation Standards and Committee on Examination Format Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI); Invited members for Plant and Machinery, Real Estate related standards for India by IBBI and is regular speaker at institutes related to real estate valuation and advisory practices. He has been featured in several media articles sharing insights and advice related to valuations, transactions and investments. Ajay believes in accelerating the success of clients by maximizing the potential of property.
During his tenure with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP, he has worked on PPA engagements for Tata Sponge Iron Ltd, Tata Steel, Electrosteel, Tata Power Ltd, Indian Hotels Company Ltd and led asset valuations in engagement pertaining to transactions for General Motors, Vodafone, Centirent Pharmaceuticals, Hero Energy etc. He also led engagements for HDFC Property Fund, Amplus PE, Ginger Hotels, CASME etc. He was also part of the statutory auditor team that helped in successfully closing valuations for the USD 630mn value Mindspace Office Parks REITs for filing the RHP with SEBI.
In his tenure with HDFC Realty, he successfully led land monetization for government agencies worth USD 20million. Further, he handled portfolio valuation for Bennett Coleman Ltd, ASK Investment Advisors, Nomura, Blackstone etc. He was part o the management that charted the growth of the advisory business with marquee clients like HDFC Ergo Insurance, Britannia, Tech Mahindra etc.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Advance Construction Managerment from NICMAR Pune
- Bachelors of Architecture, School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University
Memberships & Involvements
- Member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
- Fellow on Institute of Valuers, India
- Registered Architect, Coucil of Architecture, India
Digbijay Das is closely associated with the real estate industry for close to a decade and half wearing the hat of a property consultant. Starting his journey as a Research & Business Analyst specialist, over the years he gained in-depth experience in property consulting, property advisory and valuation assignments, investing in relationships with a diverse set of clients that include developers, investors as well as occupiers with property portfolios spread across Southern India. Clients recognise Digbijay as an enterprising and trusted partner with industry leading expertise who can maximize the potential of their property.
I have over 14 years of diverse work experience in the real estate industry. I have handled multiple aspects of Real Estate including Market studies, Market research, Land utilization studies, Financial analysis of the project , Valuation Studies. Prior to joining Colliers , Roy was with KITCO Ltd as a Senior Officer with the Management and financial consultancy division and Ports and Logistics Divisions.