Shashanka BuduguntaePartner- Private Client Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Shashanka is a graduate of Commerce from the University of Mysore and is a Chartered Accountant. Wide experience in assisting Start-ups, Venture Capital funds and growth stage companies in in tax and regulatory matters. Has extensive experience with start-ups, having worked with them for over a decade. Has helped start-ups in structuring operations, operational issues, funding-related matters, planning for acquisitions and exits.Particular areas of interest include e-commerce, fintech and technology services ventures. Has extensive experience in helping companies navigate Foreign Investment and corporate regulations. Worked with multiple Venture Capital funds in India and overseas, on set-up, investment structuring and exit planning.Experience in tax and regulatory matters connected with corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions and other transactions. Experience with structuring ESOP and MSOP programmes, founder exits etc.Worked with founders for structuring their investments and related tax planning.Has worked extensively with multinational and Indian clients in diverse sectors such as technology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, ecommerce, real estate and financial services sector.