Associé

Soumitro Mukerji

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate & Securities

"[Soumitro] balances client’s need for legal downside protection with a commercial mindset, often suggesting brilliant mitigations / workarounds to move a deal forward"

"a highly dedicated all-star partner who is invaluable on a transaction"

"a leading fund finance partner in Asia, having led a wide repertoire of fund finance facilities"

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2023)

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A wide range of clients turn to Soumitro Mukerji, including banks, financial institutions, funds, corporates, and financial advisors across the credit and geographic spectrum for advice, including those in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and UK/European markets. He represents clients on leveraged and acquisition financing, fund-level financing, structured lending, and general corporate finance.

Soumitro’s strengths include complex cross-border finance transactions, including senior, TLA/TLB, mezzanine, PIK and super senior/unitranche structures. He advises financiers and fund managers on a range of fund financing transactions across all asset classes, including subscription line financings, umbrella facilities, NAVs, hybrids, GP facilities, and other forms of liquidity solutions. He combines his wide experience, commerciality, and strong technical and fund-level financial knowledge to produce excellent results for clients.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Soumitro worked at other international law firms in Singapore and London. 

Expérience

Fund financings:

Advising a:

  • Leading Asian bank on its participation in a €5 billion umbrella capital call facility for a global private equity fund. 
  • Leading Asian bank on a number of capital call facilities for an Asian special situations fund manager.
  • Leading international bank on a number of capital call facilities for an Africa-focused private equity fund.
  • Leading Asian bank on its capital call facility for an Indian asset manager.
  • Singapore family office on its management company facility.
  • Leading Asian private equity fund on a number of its subscription line and GP facilities. 

Distinctions

"Soumitro shows very good commercial thinking."

- Chambers Global 

"He is technically very strong and it is a pleasure dealing with him."
- Chambers Asia Pacific

"'Top class' … ‘[Soumitro] brings cutting-edge experience to the table.'" 
- Law.Asia

  • Up and Coming – Banking & Finance: International, Singapore – Chambers Global (2023, 2024)
  • Up and Coming – Banking & Finance: International, Singapore – Chambers Asia-Pacific (2023, 2024)
  • Next Generation Partner – Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms, Singapore – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2024)
  • Recommended Lawyer – Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms, Singapore – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2023)
  • Rising Star – Fund Finance Association Rising Star Award (2020)

Formation

  • University College London, LLM, Banking & Finance Law
    Merit, Master of Rolls Scholar
  • National Law School of India University, BA, LLB
    Hons

Inscription au Barreau

  • Singapore (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • England and Wales
  • India

Langues

  • Anglais
  • Hindi
  • Bengali

Engagement professionnel et communautaire

  • Member, APAC Advisory Council, Fund Finance Association
  • Member, APAC Diversity Committee, Fund Finance Association
  • Member, Asia Pacific Loan Market Association
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