Weil, Gotshal & Manges has been a preeminent provider of legal services for over 90 years with approximately 1,100 lawyers across our global footprint. Weil's Asia-Pacific team focuses on complex, high stakes matters, advising global and Asia-based clients on both domestic and cross-border matters across the entire region, including China, India, Japan, South Korea, South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Weil is widely regarded as a global “restructuring powerhouse”, having invented much of what has become the “gold standard” practice in the restructuring field, and has consistently stayed at the forefront of innovative restructuring. With more than 100 dedicated lawyers across the US, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, Weil has acted on many of the largest, most complex and important restructuring matters, and has played a pivotal role in defining restructuring and insolvency by offering creative, practical and thoughtful solutions to our clients.
Our Asia Restructuring team is known for its broad experience and expertise advising a multitude of clients across the restructuring and insolvency spectrum. Our Asia Restructuring team is equally conversant in both debtor and creditor-side mandates, and is highly experienced advising clients in relation to both contentious and non-contentious restructuring and insolvency matters. This diverse range of expertise encompasses consensual restructuring (transactional restructuring), contested restructuring (restructuring litigation), creditor enforcement and credit litigation, insolvency advisory, insolvency litigation, corporate malfeasance litigation, fraud and asset-tracing and recovery, distressed secondary debt trading and distressed M&A.
By combining our contentious and non-contentious expertise with a clear focus on effective stakeholder management to achieve positive outcomes, we are able to strategise and tailor creative solutions to the most complex problems to help our clients manage distressed assets in the most challenging and time-sensitive situations.
Many leading international asset managers, lenders and asset owners choose Alter Domus as their partner for growth. Our talent pool of more than 4,500 employees across 38 offices in 21 countries combined with cutting-edge technology work to put you ahead of the game.
Dedicated to serving private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors, we offer fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, capital administration, domiciliation and management company services. Our extensive experience in the debt capital markets sector allows us to provide specialist solutions such as loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. When conventional approaches are not enough to create transformation and drive change, clients seek our deep expertise and ability to deliver practical solutions to their unique problems.
With over 8.000 people across six continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, leverage A&M’s restructuring heritage to help companies act decisively, catapult growth and accelerate results. We are experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities with a shared commitment to telling clients what is really needed for turning change into a strategic business asset, managing risk and unlocking value at every stage of growth.
BlackRock’s private markets platform serves investors seeking outperformance in infrastructure, private debt, private equity, real estate and multi-alternatives solutions. We strive to bring our investors the highest quality opportunities by drawing upon our global footprint, superior execution capabilities, proprietary technology and position as a preferred partner. As of June 30, 2023, BlackRock manages US$320 billion in liquid and illiquid alternative investments and commitments on behalf of clients worldwide.
Founded in 1911, Khaitan and Co is among India’s oldest law firms with its roots embedded deep in our country’s history. It is also one of India’s leading full-service law firms. What began with a handful of people in a small office space with spartan furniture in Kolkata is today a firm with 700+ professionals including 150 partners and directors.
From banking to taxation, mergers to dispute resolution and even new age and dynamic areas like data privacy and competition law, Khaitan and Co has strong capabilities across practices. Our presence is pan-India, with offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Noida. The Firm also has capabilities in overseas markets via strong working relationships with top international law firms across jurisdictions; these include full-service firms as well as those with niche practice areas. The founding partners of the Firm have always maintained that focusing on ethics and good work is an integral part of the Firm’s fabric. This is demonstrated in our Ambition Statement that we proudly display in all our offices; it says “Our ambition is to be a respectable law firm providing efficient and courteous service, to act with fairness, integrity and diligence, to be socially responsible and to enjoy life.”
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The firm is one of India's most recognised full service law firms offering specialised advisory services to clients across all practice areas. The firm's Corporate/M&A practice and several other practice areas including banking and finance, capital markets, competition/ antitrust, dispute resolution, energy, infrastructure and resources, private clients, funds, hospitality, intellectual property, labour and employment laws, real estate, taxation, technology, media and telecom and white collar crime feature prominently in various leading international and Indian publications.
The firm has been prominently featured in all the major rankings for the legal industry with our lawyers bagging coveted spots on noted lists like Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, Asialaw Profiles, Asia Legal Business to name a few. Some of our recent noteworthy awards and recognitions are as follows:
Global Restructuring Review (GRR) 100 recognises the Restructuring and Insolvency practice as one in top 100 in 2020
IFLR1000 2020- Tier 1 Law Firm, Corporate/M&A, Capital Market, and Restructuring and Insolvency
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020- Ranked as Tier 1 Law firm for Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, Dispute Resolution, Private Wealth and Tax
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 – Ranked as Tier 1 Law firm for Antitrust/ Competition, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Investment Funds, Labour & Employment, Projects and Energy, Real Estate, Tax, White Collar Crime
Ranked No.2 at RSG Ranking of India Law Firm Practices 2019
Won the RSG Grow India Award for Enabling Corporate India for the landmark Flipkart- Walmart Deal in 2019
Ranked as “Outstanding Law firm” in the Asialaw Profiles 2020 for Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition & Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Private Equity, Regulatory, Real Estate and Taxation
Asia Legal Business India Law Awards 2019 – Deal Firm of the year, M&A deal of the year (premium) for Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart
India Business Law Journal Awards 2019 – Best overall law firm, Award winning law firm for M&A, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Competition & Antitrust, Insurance & Reinsurance, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Restructuring & Insolvency
The IDEX Legal Awards 2019 – Law firm of the year (Large), M&A law firm of the year, Employment Law firm of the year, IBC law firm of the year
Over the years the firm has attracted and retained some of the best legal talent in India to provide the high-quality legal counsel expected from it. The strategic hiring of partners has resulted in the addition of new practice areas, strengthening of the existing practice areas and also bringing in the best international practices.
The firm’s clients include business and financial enterprises, large business houses, banks, financial institutions, private equity funds, government bodies, educational and charitable trusts, cultural institutions, individuals, and estates and trusts from India and overseas.
Khaitan & Co is an independent law firm and routinely works with several leading law firms internationally on inbound and outbound assignments across various jurisdictions on multiple transactions across all its practice areas.
Latham & Watkins’ Structured Finance and Securitization practice comprises more 130 attorneys globally, spanning 18 offices and 10 countries. The practice represents a wide range of funds, private equity sponsors, banks, insurers, and corporate originators on the most sophisticated transactions across the globe and in key financial centres, providing cohesive, multi-jurisdictional legal counsel on all of the commercial, regulatory, insolvency, and tax law aspects of securitization and other structured finance products.
Our integrated team collaborates across our global platform to help clients structure and execute transactions at the cutting edge of market practice. The team handles a variety of public and private securitizations, structures, and asset classes, including cash and synthetic CLOs, whole business securitizations, RMBS, CMBS, auto ABS, and consumer loan ABS. Latham lawyers regularly advise on both European and US transactions, including with respect to risk retention, disclosure, credit granting, and regulatory capital requirements. Additionally, the group has significant expertise across a range of emerging and niche asset classes, including aircraft loans and leases, shipping, dealer and floor plan financing, commercial and SME loans, equipment leases, franchise receivables, distressed investments, insurance-related assets, music and publishing royalties, pharmacy and health care receivables, solar assets, trade receivables, and P2P receivables. The team’s experience encompasses a broad spectrum of industries, such as real estate, sports, infrastructure, entertainment, insurance, and fintech.
Harneys is an award-winning, leading international offshore law firm. Our network is one of the largest amongst offshore law firms with 11 locations globally, including Asian offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Shanghai. We offer the full range of arbitration, litigation, restructuring and transactional advice on the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Anguilla, Luxembourg, Cyprus and Jersey* law, alongside our associated corporate and private wealth business, which provides the full complement of fiduciary services.
Harneys has been at the forefront of the development of offshore jurisprudence for decades and has been involved in the most significant global disputes winning keynote victories for our clients and often helping shape the law.
We offer an integrated and multidisciplinary approach with experienced offshore specialists drawing experience across practice areas including our award-winning litigation, insolvency, restructuring, fraud, funds and regulatory teams.
Our client base is diverse, encompassing leading international and regional accountancy practices, onshore law firms, financial institutions, insolvency office holders, official and unofficial creditors’ committees, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, debtor in possession loan providers, directors, trustees, shareholders and corporate debtors.
We frequently advise lenders and investors at all levels of the capital structure, corporates, and insolvency officeholders on the use of schemes of arrangements in the context of parallel restructurings or reorganisation procedures in other jurisdictions, such as Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code or parallel schemes of arrangement in other common law jurisdictions.