Divaspati Singh is a Partner in the Funds and Corporate and Commercial Practice Groups in the Mumbai office.
Divaspati has worked on several transactions involving structuring, setting-up and documentation of domestic and overseas private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds and mezzanine funds. He has also advised and assisted clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, foreign investment laws and general corporate and regulatory advisory. His practice primarily focuses on advising Indian and offshore funds managers on structuring and setting up private funds.
Divaspati has been quoted in leading financial dailies such as Economic Times, Mint, Business Standard etc on his views pertaining to foreign investments and the Indian regulatory landscape.
- Bar Council of Rajasthan
Recognition and Accomplishments
His contribution made to the alternative investment fund industry was recognized and he was included amongst “40 under 40 Alternative Investment Professionals 2019”, a recognition jointly given by Edelweiss and IAAIF (Indian Association of Alternative Investment Fund).
Divaspati Singh has represented and advised the following clients
Piramal Enterprises and Bain Capital Credit
Advised on the joint venture with Bain Capital and structuring, setting up and documentation of their USD 1 billion distressed assets platform.
Kotak Investment Managers
Advised on structuring, setting up and documentation of the India Whizdom Fund, domestic venture capital fund, domestic credit fund and other AIFs.
Advised on structuring and setting up of their domestic and offshore credit funds.
Advised on structuring, setting up and documentation of their offshore hedge fund.
ACE and Lansdowne Partners
Advised on structuring and setting up of their joint venture platform and also their domestic hedge fund
Motilal Oswal Group
Advised on structuring and setting up of their private equity fund, domestic hedge funds, real estate fund and their offshore hedge fund.
Kotak Infrastructure Fund and SMBC Japan
Advised on the investment in AMP Infrastructure.
Advised on various investments in real estate projects.
Peninsula Brookfield Fund
Advised on the investment in Total Environment, Mantri Developers, Umang Developers etc
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Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity