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Urmi Gandhi

 Mailing Address: Flat 2, 132 Heald Grove, Rusholme, Manchester M14 4AJ
 Phone: 07518543264  urmi.gandhi1@gmail.com  http://uk.linkedin.com/in/urmigandhi
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NANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL – PSW Tier 1 Visa

Resume Highlights
• 2 years of experience with JP Morgan in the Realty division
• 3 months training at New York headquarters of JP Morgan
• MSc in International Business and Management from Manchester Business School, UK
• Interest in M&A and Strategic Consulting.

Professional Summary
• Demonstrated ability to read, analyse, and interpret financial models and provide analyses
supported by numbers and facts
• Ability to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis
• Analysed the impact of lease transactions and capital improvements to property value and yield
• Conducted property valuations, cash-flow modelling and financial analysis to determine
investment feasibility
• Adept at preparation of appraisal memos, conducting appraisal reviews, checking the
appropriateness of the valuation assumptions, and providing investment strategy
recommendations related to real estate assets
• Experienced in preparing annual business plans and reviewing operating budgets for over 100
properties and performing due‐diligence activities for potential acquisitions
• Recommending entry strategy into India for German companies based on market and industry
research
• Excellent inter-personal skills, proven ability to resolve challenging situations, worked with
cross-functional teams and established healthy client relations.

Key Accomplishments
• Interacted directly with appraisers, property managers and Director of Valuations in USA, for
appraisal of over 100 properties, some of which were worth over US$ 1billion which required
utmost diligence as these valuations are reflected in the books of JP Morgan
• During annual Hold/Sell review of properties, my analysis and recommendations on the
investment strategy of assets were used for presentation to the MD and CEO of JP Morgan.

Areas of Expertise
• Cash flow modelling • Property Valuation
• Due-diligence • Budgeting
• Preparing Business Plan • Conducting secondary research

Professional Experience
Euro Asia Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India Dec 2010 – Jan 2011
Worked as a Management Trainee in a Merger & Acquisition consulting firm performing
research and analysis for advising overseas companies seeking an entry strategy into India.

• Azure Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India Oct 2010 - Nov 2010
Conducted cash‐flow modelling and market research as an Intern for a Real Estate PE firm.

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Urmi Gandhi
 Mailing Address: Flat 2, 132 Heald Grove, Rusholme, Manchester M14 4AJ
 Phone: 07518543264  urmi.gandhi1@gmail.com  http://uk.linkedin.com/in/urmigandhi
• HU Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India June 2010-July 2010
My work as a Research Assistant in a Merger & Acquisition consulting firm involved analysing
the company’s M&A and other restructuring activities and Non‐Performing Assets (NPA) of
Asset Restructuring Companies; researched content for company’s newsletter; developed a rule‐
based roadmap for identifying potential NPA’s for the company website.

• JP Morgan, Mumbai, India June 2006 – July 2008


My 25-month tenure as a Team Member in the Realty division of Asset Management included 3
month on‐the‐job training in the New York headquarters to learn the business and migrate the
process from United States to India. It involved assisting asset managers in the United States in
handling a portfolio of over 100 office and industrial properties in the United States.

During my employment, I was presented with the ‘Spot award for outstanding contribution’
and achieved ‘Exceeds expectations’ performance rating.

Education
• 2008 – 2009: MSc International Business and Management, Manchester Business School,
University of Manchester, UK
Majors: International Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Development Strategy, and
International Business Negotiations.
Dissertation: The choice between green-field investment and acquisitions - with reference to the
steel industry.

• 2003 – 2006: Bachelor of Management Studies (BBA), Mithibai College, University of


Mumbai, India
Majors: International Finance and Special Study in Finance.
Project: Initial Public Offering (IPO) with special emphasis on 2 prominent IPO’s, namely TCS
and NDTV.

Technical Skills
• Dyna, Argus and MRI (Softwares used for Real Estate)
• Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word and Power Point)

Personal details
• Date of Birth: 22nd April 1985
• Nationality: Indian
• Languages Known: English, German (Basic), Hindi, Gujarati & Marathi
• Work Authorization: Hold a PSW Tier 1 Visa (Valid Till 01/10/2012)

References
Can be provided on request

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