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The Team

Ram

Ram Gorlamandala

Co-founder & Director

Ram is a leading investment banker with significant sell side experience and won many industry awards for his contribution to the capital markets.

He commenced his career at The Trust Company (Part of Perpetual) in 2004 and then moved on to work with Accenture, Commonwealth Bank & The Australian Stock Exchange.

Ram spent 4 years at BBY Corporate finance directly involved in approximately US$1 billion worth of transactions through various equity capital market (ECM), debt capital market (DCM) projects and M&A based transactions.

Over the past 4 years, Ram has been leading the corporate team at Tat Capital, where he has been a lead advisor on various transactions.

Pras

Pras Indrakumar

Co-founder & Director

Pras is a professional and talented private banker with 6 years experience, managing family office and ultra-high net worth clients across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UK and Indian subcontinent.

He commenced his career in 2002, as an entrepreneur, setting up an e-strategy consulting business in Sydney and exited the business in 2009.

Pras spent 1 year in London, where he studied investment management and helped setup a business that connects hedge funds with institutional investors.

Over the past 6 years, Pras has built a strong network of family offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the Indian Subcontinent; where he is involved in corporate finance, capital raising and M&A transactions.

Andro

Andro Matugas-Barnes

Manager, International Payments

Andro is a Financial Markets expert, having experience across all asset classes including (but not limited to) derivatives, futures, foreign exchange, equities and fixed interest.

Andro has spent most of his Financial Markets career with Travelex in Retail Foreign Exchange as a Director of Managed Services at a boutique Alternative Investments Firm.

Andro is a Sub Authorised Representative for Tat Capital and is a Certified Financial Planner.

Over the past 2 years, Andro has been leading the highly experienced FX team at Tat Capital.

Jay

Jay Kumar

Research & Analytics

Jay leads TAT Foresight, a specialist research and analytics team that focuses on global asset manager, investment strategy and capital markets research.

Prior to joining TAT, Jay spent over 17 years in senior research, analytics and portfolio management roles with leading institutions such as Morningstar, ING Investment Management and ANZ Global Wealth.

During his successful career as an institutional investor, Jay identified and invested hundreds of millions of dollars with some of most admired and highly successful active asset managers around the world. Jay applied his investing skills across a range of asset sectors including Global Equities, Global Emerging Markets, Global Real Estate and Infrastructure, Domestic equities and alternative assets.

Jay’s incisive and predictive empirical work has been published in several international journals covering diverse topics such as corporate strategy, financial distress, capital markets and disruptive business trends in the financial services industry.

Sulakshana

Sulakshana Badri

Business Analyst

Sulakshana is a business analyst, proficient in understanding business process & streamlining data and resources to meet end requirements.

Starting her career with Financial Express UK, Sulakshana has worked on several projects for Fund Management Companies across Hong Kong, Singapore, UAE, India, and South Africa including Sun Hung Kai, AXA HK, Profile, Standard Life, etc.

For the past year and half, she has worked on various research and marketing projects for Tat, bringing in both her writing and technical expertise.

Pooja

Pooja Digumarti

Operations Analyst

Pooja is a Financial Analyst experienced in fixed income, equities, futures and foreign exchange.

She spent a major part of her career as Manager and SME with Deutsche Bank Operations in India.

She has experience managing Corporate Action events, Future contracts, complex multi currency transactions, client relationship management and reporting processes. Pooja has been adding value to clients and has been building the FX team at Tat for over a year and a half .