Sidley Austin LLP

Capital Markets Department

India
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What the team is known for Respected team, recognised for its deep experience in equity and debt capital markets. Routinely advises on a range of offerings including high-profile IPOs, QIPs, block trades and Regulation S offerings. Singapore-based with additional expertise relating to convertible bond issuances. Popular choice of adviser to international and domestic investment banks. Active advising issuers in real estate, insurance and telecommunications.

Strengths A client notes the firm is "among the best that we have dealt with"and values its "responsiveness, exceptional domain knowledge, professional approach, great team work, extreme care for clients and sincere appreciation of the client’s perspective."

Work highlights Acted for JM Financial on a Regulation S offering of units of the India Infrastructure Trust.

Notable practitioners

Singapore-based
Ankit Kashyap
is described by an interviewee as "the most grounded lawyer in terms of market understanding and finding the right solutions for clients."He comes highly recommended for his advice on ECM mandates.


Manoj Bhargava
is highly regarded for his equity capital markets expertise and is based in the firm's Singapore office. A client appreciates his "longstanding experience, deep understanding of regulations, ability to negotiate and his relationship-building and networking skills."