Sid Malhotra specializes in providing transactions and mergers and acquisitions ("M&A") advisory, specializing in ODD/CDDs, merger integrations and carve-outs, and business transformation services to private equity and global companies. Mr. Malhotra has over 25 years of experience, with deep industry expertise in chemicals, industrials, and oil & gas.
Mr. Malhotra’s experience includes ‘blue sky’ growth strategy, business strategy planning, M&A, portfolio management, commercial and operational due diligence, channel and customer profitability, product and pricing optimization, research and development innovation, go-to-market planning, operations and supply chain management, network optimization, organization and change management and operations excellence.
Mr. Malhotra has served as an advisor to many global firms across the energy industry, including Asian conglomerates, global oil field services players, global petrochemical players, independents, majors, national oil companies, private equity firms, specialty and fine chemical players and state owned enterprises through large scale operational transformation, due diligence, post-merger integration and inorganic and organic strategic growth assessments.
Mr. Malhotra served as the Interim Global Strategy VP to help develop a Vision 2020 detailed plan, including focus areas, roadmaps, team and expected results, by region. He also developed an inorganic M&A growth strategy, conducted commercial and operational due diligence of targets, supported negotiations and developed a merger integration Day 0 to Day 100 plan for a major operator.
Mr. Malhotra additionally transformed the business of an integrated chemicals firm to build a natural market model by aligning strategy, policies, and operations across all functions, including marketing, operation and supply chain, resulting in upwards of a $20 million profit increase, over $60 million in working capital reductions and an 11% increase in customer service levels.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Malhotra was a Director at KPMG Strategy and has worked across both consulting and global corporations, including AT Kearney, Booz & Co., Celanese, Dow Chemicals and Schlumberger. Mr. Malhotra has published articles focused on the chemicals industry regarding M&A and natural supply chain.
Mr. Malhotra holds a B.S. in chemical engineering and chemistry and graduated as the valedictorian of his class at The University of Houston. He also holds an M.B.A. in strategy with honors from The University of Texas, Austin. He is a Master Black Belt Six Sigma. He is fluent in Hindi and Spanish and conversational in French.