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Madeleine Desmond

Signal Hill India Expands Its Footprint to Further Enhance Client Coverage by Opening a Mumbai office, Hires Nitin Bhatia as Director

Published on: 02/04/2014

MUMBAI & BANGALORE, India--Signal Hill India*, a Bangalore-based leading independent advisory boutique that serves the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies in the TMT space, is pleased to announce it has opened a new office in Mumbai. As part of this expansion, Signal Hill India has hired Mr. Nitin Bhatia to lead the Mumbai office. Together with its US affiliates, Signal Hill now employs more than 70 professionals in eight locations across the US and India.

Mr. Bhatia, who most recently was an Associate Director at Edelweiss Financial Services, responsible for TMT investment banking, brings 13 years of client advisory experience to Signal Hill India. Mr. Bhatia has closed strategic M&A transactions and private capital raises across several TMT sub-sectors including: Technology, Services (IT/BPO), Digital Media and Education. He has advised on closed transactions with an aggregate enterprise value of more than $600 million.

Klaas Oskam, Signal Hill India’s Managing Director, commented, “We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in Mumbai. It clearly shows our commitment to the Indian market and will help us significantly enhance our client coverage and client servicing capabilities. I am furthermore delighted that Nitin has chosen to join Signal Hill India – he will continue to build our franchise through his domain expertise and key relationships in the TMT and Education spaces, as well as through his strong relationships with key financial sponsors. This move will help us to continue to create Greater Outcomes for our clients by tapping into the full spectrum of Signal Hill’s deep domain knowledge and expertise.”

Ira Cohen, Chairman of Signal Hill India, commented, “We see India as a long-term growth opportunity for the firm and have been thrilled with the traction we have established during our first two years of operation. This newest office in Mumbai, spearheaded by a seasoned professional like Nitin, benefits both local and US clients through an expanded focus on growth companies in our core sectors.”

About Signal Hill

Signal Hill is a leading independent advisory boutique serving the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies. Signal Hill's experienced bankers provide deep domain expertise and an unyielding commitment to clients in our sectors: Internet & Digital Media, Internet Infrastructure, Services and Software. With more than 600 completed transactions and offices in Baltimore, Bangalore, Boston, Mumbai, Nashville, New York, Reston and San Francisco, Signal Hill leverages deep strategic industry and financial sponsor relationships to help our clients achieve Greater Outcomes®. For more information visit

* Operating as Signal Hill Capital Advisory India Pvt. Ltd (“Signal Hill India”). Signal Hill India is an affiliate of Signal Hill Holdings LLC, the parent of Baltimore-based Signal Hill Capital Group LLC (“Signal Hill”), a leading investment bank with a focus on growth companies.

Signal Hill India Expands Its Footprint to Further Enhance Client Coverage by Opening a Mumbai office, Hires Nitin Bhatia as Director