Rajeev Vidhani is a Partner in the Banking & Finance practice group in the Mumbai office. Rajeev recently completed a brief stint with the Banking and Restructuring Team of Ashurst, Sydney, where he advised distressed funds, banks and corporates on a variety of matters in the space of distressed acquisitions, debt restructuring and refinancing and other financing matters.
Rajeev has represented leading financial institutions, corporations and promoters in negotiating and documenting financing transactions, and advised on syndicated lending (both secured and unsecured) transactions, inter-creditor and subordination issues, guarantees, security, debt issuances, and other aspects of domestic and cross-border financing transactions.
He has also been advising clients regularly on insolvency, enforcement and restructuring issues including those relating to SAFAESI, the Insolvency Code, the Strategic Debt Restructuring Scheme, the S4A Scheme and various other schemes introduced by the Reserve Bank of India, from time to time.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
Recognition and Accomplishments
Recognised as a Notable Practitioner in the field of Banking & Finance and Insolvency laws by IFLR1000- Lawyer Rankings 2020
Rajeev Vidhani has represented and advised the following clients
Advised on preparation of its resolution plan for Essar Steel Limited, which is currently undergoing CIRP under the Insolvency Code
ICICI Bank Limited
Advised on a syndicated term loan facility of INR 18 billion extended to Jayaswal Neco Industries Limited for integration of its manufacturing capacities in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh
Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited
Advised on a syndicated facility of INR 500 million extended by a syndicate of lenders led by ICICI Bank Ltd for part financing the costs of development of a coal bed methane extraction facility in West Bengal
JP Morgan Europe
Advised on senior and mezzanine facilities aggregating to GBP 235 million provided to offshore subsidiaries of Lodha Group India for acquisition of a property in London
Advised on issue and listing of secured, rated, redeemable non-convertible debentures by Altico Capital India Private Limited aggregating to INR 2 billion on a private placement basis
Advised on preparation of its successful resolution plan for acquisition of Electrosteel Steels Limited which is currently undergoing corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) under Insolvency Code
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