Manisha Shroff is a Partner in the Banking and Finance practice in the firm with over 13 years of experience. Manisha started her legal career in 2006 in Banking & Finance at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai and joined the firm in 2015.
Manisha focusses on banking and finance with a specialisation in debt capital markets and structured finance. She advises on a myriad of secured and unsecured external commercial borrowings, offshore financings, bilateral and syndicated financings, acquisition finance, trade finance, structured finance, banking regulation, loan and product documentation, debt recovery, consumer banking, bankruptcy, payment solutions, securitisation, mergers and acquisitions in the financial services sector and regulatory advice. She has also advised on numerous types of derivative transactions, negotiations on ISDA documentation and credit support annexes. She has been involved on various international bond issuances (under Reg S and Rule 144A, high yield and guaranteed, standalone and programmes, Basel III compliant regulatory capital issues) and domestic bond issuances (both public issues and private placements, commercial papers and structured products).
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
Recognition and Accomplishments
- Manisha was recognised by Asia Pacific Leading Lawyers as a Rising Star for Capital Markets (Debt)
- Recognised by Chambers and Partners as Up and Coming for Banking & Finance in 2017
- Recognised by IFLR1000 as a highly regarded lawyer for Banking and Finance and DCM
- Recognised by Legal 500 as a Next Generation Lawyer for Banking and Finance in 2016
Manisha Shroff has represented and advised the following clients
Goldman Sachs, Xander and Rabobank
Advised on a structured secured financing to Mandava Holding Pvt Ltd and Nuziveedu Seeds Limited.
Standard Chartered Bank
Advised in relation to offshore promoter financing aggregating to USD 1 billion to the Reliance ADAG group.
GP Wind (Jangi) Private Limited, a subsidiary of Genting Berhad
Advised on refinancing of existing project loans availed for setting up a 91.8 MW wind power project in Jangi, Gujarat by issuance of long-term credit-enhanced project bonds to IDFC Limited and SMBC Nikko Limited.
Inox Wind Infrastructure Services Limited
Advised in connection with the issuance and subscription of 3000 listed and rated, non-convertible debentures aggregating to INR 300 Crores secured by mortgage over the company’s immovable properties in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh and a corporate guarantee from Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited and subscribed by Reliance Mutual Fund.
Reliance Industries Limited
Advised in relation to its issuance of non-convertible debentures aggregating to INR 10,000 crores in three series for refinancing and general corporate purposes.
Altico Capital India Private Limited
Advised on a secured lending of Rs.180 crores rupee term loan to M/S Pharande Promoters & Builders for construction of their projects in Pune.
Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited
Advised in relation to financing to Sheth Creators and Constructors Private Limited and M/s Sheth Realtors in relation to the construction of Project Beau Pride aggregating to Rs. 125 crores.
International Finance Corporation
Advised on the inaugural “Maharaja Bonds” issue in India - establishment of IFCs Rs 6,000 crores rupee bond program and issuances.
Dewan Housing Finance Limited
Advised on establishment of an MTN Programme for Masala Bond transactions.
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News and Events
Manisha Shroff has featured in the following news and webinars
Paradigm shift in the role of debenture trustees analysing recent regulatory changes for listed debt issuances
FPI - Investment in debt and voluntary retention route - further relaxations introduced
Easing of norms for long term Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIS) - voluntary retention route now available
RBI Relaxes the 20% concentration limit for FPIs to Invest in the Indian debt market
Large entities mandated to issue debt securities for 25% of their financing needs from next financial year
Amendments to Companies Act Private Placement Norms now in effect: Simplified or more complex?
Partner, New Delhi
Banking and Finance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Corporate and Commercial