Mr. Darakananda specializes in M&As, restructuring, and transaction dispute and litigation matters.

He has experience in consulting on valuation, due diligence, accounting, and financial disclosure issues in the context of merger and acquisition transaction and restructuring proceedings involving both public and privately held companies. Mr. Darakananda has also worked on complex matters involving structured products, financial institutions, private equity funds, and hedge funds.


University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts and Science, Majors in Business Economics and Financial Actuarial Mathematics, 2016

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Master of Business Administration, Majors in Finance, Accounting, Management, and Business Analytics, 2021


Mandarin Chinese


Personal Interests

Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder

Hobbies: Swimming, scuba diving, water sports, hiking, ukulele, country music