Kumar Saurabh is a Partner in the Banking & Finance; and Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group in the Mumbai office. He has significant experience in all variations of debt financing, including asset finance, project finance, trade finance, cross-border financing and securitisation. Kumar Saurabh also focuses on the insolvency and restructuring practice of the Firm and is involved in corporate insolvency resolution process of some of the largest non-performing accounts in India for various sectors like steel, cement, power, construction, manufacturing, hospitality, etc. He is regularly invited as a speaker by various industry and professional bodies, as also educational and financial institutions; like FICCI, BCAS, WIRC, NLS etc.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
Recognitions and Accomplishments
- Kumar Saurabh has been identified as the “Recommended Lawyer” for Banking & Finance by Legal 500
- IFLR 1000 ranks Kumar Saurabh as a ‘’highly regarded’’ practitioner in the Banking and Finance practice
- Chambers and Partners ranks Kumar Saurabh as a ‘’recognised lawyer’’ in the Banking and Finance practice
Kumar Saurabh Singh has represented and advised the following clients
Advised on all aspects relating to the corporate insolvency resolution process for Essar Steel Limited under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Code (IBC).
Advised as a resolution applicant in the corporate insolvency resolution process of Electrosteel Steels Limited and Bhushan Steel and Power Limited under the IBC.
JSW Cements Limited
Advised on the resolution plan and bid strategy for Binani Cements Limited under the IBC.
Nordic Investment Bank and other foreign lenders
Advised on bankruptcy filing by Aircel Limited under the IBC.
Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company Limited
Advised on an interim finance extended to Binani Cement Limited while undergoing corporate insolvency resolution process.
ICICI Bank Limited
Advised for syndicated facility of Rs.1800 crores to Jayaswal Neco Industries Limited.
Yes Bank Limited
Advised Consortium for syndicated facility of Rs.560 crores for the development of the existing container terminal at Visakhapatnam Port in Andhra Pradesh.
CESC Limited and Dhariwal Infrastructure Limited
Advised for arranging Rs.2137 crores of debt financing forming a part of financing required to set up 600 MW coal-based power project at Chandrapur, Maharashtra.
J.P. Morgan Europe Limited
Advised in relation to senior and mezzanine facilities aggregating to GBP 235 million provided to offshore subsidiaries of Lodha Group, India for acquisition of a property in London for construction and development purposes.
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Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency