Mr Iqbal Khan is a partner at the firm, and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. He advises some of the largest sovereign wealth funds, global private equity funds and strategic corporates, and specialises in private equity investments, private and public mergers and acquisitions (both domestic and cross-border), joint ventures and foreign investment laws.
Iqbal finished his JD from Columbia Law School (as a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar) and LLB from London School of Economics and Political Science. Iqbal has also worked at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York and at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York. He is enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa and is also admitted to the New York Bar.
Iqbal is also a director on the board of The Aga Khan Foundation (India), a private, not-for-profit, non-denominational, international development agency, and on the board of DCB Bank, a private sector listed bank with 293 branches across 19 states and three union territories.
At the firm, Iqbal has been involved in the following recent transactions:
Represented General Atlantic in its investment in D-Mart
Represented TPG in its acquisition of Mothercare Hospitals
Represented TPG and its portfolio company, Sutures, in Sutures’ cross-border bolt-on acquisition of Clinisupplies, a UK based medical devices company
Represented both The Partners Group and Kedaara Capital (the Indian strategic partner of
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice) in their joint acquisition of Au Housing Finance
Represented Asian Paints in its acquisition of Causeway paints, a Sri Lankan company
Represented Vodafone in its negotiations with IBM for one of the largest tech outsourcing agreements in the world.