Kotak Mahindra Capital has appointed Nitin Pasricha as an ED to spearhead transactions in the industrials and automotive space. Pasricha was the India representative for KPMG’s global industrial and automotive team before Kotak Mahindra Group engaged him. He will oversee fundraising activity for Kotak’s clients besides advising on mergers and acquisitions and private equity deals. He started his career with KPMG in 1997 and occupied various positions at the firm. An economics graduate from Delhi University and MBA (Finance) from Melbourne Business School, Pasricha has nearly 2 decades of experience in cross-border and domestic M&A, private equity, joint ventures, mergers and valuations.