Who he is
Sohail is part of the operations and finance team at Sixth Sense Ventures. He manages the finance and operations function of the fund. He assists the investment team in deal structuring from a tax and regulatory perspective. His experience entails advising private equity funds (domestic and global), strategic investors and corporates across sectors in tax and regulatory matters involving deal advisory and execution, due diligence, tax exposure estimation, entry / exit strategies, deal structuring, M&A, etc. He has advised clients on various corporate restructuring and cross border assignments. He also has experience in audit and indirect taxation.
Sohail has also contributed to Deloitte India’s publication on ‘Retail FDI in India in 2020 – Tapping growing consumer opportunities ’ and co-authored articles in various publications. He was part of the core team at Deloitte India that: (a) researched and conceptualised possible private equity fund structures in GIFT City; (b) made recommendations to the Insolvency Law Committee (constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs) and Central Board of Direct Taxes (Indian tax department) from a tax perspective for companies going through insolvency resolution process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
Sohail is peace-loving at heart and his one word is passion. He enjoys music, cricket, travelling and spending time with nature. He believes in honesty and kindness. He aspires to do a road trip across the planet.