Hiten Kotak is the Co-Head of Tax, and the Partner & Head of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Tax Services at KPMG in India.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Mumbai and is also a Chartered Accountant, with more than 25 years of experience.
Prior to joining KPMG, Hiten was a Partner in RSM & Co. for 10 years and PwC for 3 years, where he headed the M&A Tax in India. Hiten has vast experience in income-tax, corporate law, securities law, exchange management law, stamp duty laws and transaction advisory services such as acquisition structuring, mergers, due diligences, outbound and inbound investments, investments/divestments routes, minority buy-out, etc.
He has worked with clients from a cross-section of industry segments. His expertise also includes advising and executing assignments on corporate restructuring, internal capital re-organisations, balance sheet right-sizing, family arrangements and buy-back of securities.