Radhika Kolur

Consultant
Barclays

Radhika has over 18 years of experience working with Banks, financial services and consultancies in London and America. Her forte is in mergers, acquisitions and divestments, strategy, risk/compliance and regulatory consulting. Throughout this journey she has dealt with evaluation of funding requirements, identity and work with funding requirements and implementation of the program including getting any legal & regulatory approvals required.

Some of the programs areas of expertise include:

  • Mergers and acquisition: Engaged in executing acquisition and merger of one of the top third party insurance administration company in US. Executed merger of business development, marketing and sales function activities. The deal was worth $100mn and the combined entity was worth $270mn.
  • Sale and Divestment: Led risk oversight and regulatory liaison for sale and divestment of Worldpay business worth of £2.5bn. Worked with RBS and WorldPay legal and risk teams on sale agreements, negotiations and execution of sale and establishment of risk oversight committee for UK, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and US. Engaged with global regulators and FCA on notification and approval of sale and divestment of business.
  • Strategy Consulting: Established Barclays merchant acquiring bank in Ireland and a challenger Banks in the UK. Worked on business, product and strategy model of the bank, regulatory notification and approval, worked in establishing the risk and finance structure including role profiles and tax reporting structure to the group. Introduced RBS’s World and Signia Mastercard into the market which involved end to end implementation of the product.
  • Risk and Regulatory Consulting: worked with Credit Suisse, Barclays, KPMG, RBS, Lloyds, Lehman Brother and JP Morgan in risk and regulatory requirements consulting. Worked on the end to end process of identification of the requirements to implementation of the regulation including funding requirements of over £10m.