Ashwin Ramanathan, Partner at AZB & Partners, one of the prominent Indian Law Firms, earned his Bachelor of Law from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore: 2000.
The focus areas of his practice are Banking and Finance, Structured Finance and Securitisation, Aviation, Project and Corporate Finance, Asset Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Law, Offshore Funds and Mutual Funds. He has extensive experience in advising client on securitisation and structured finance transactions. He has also advised clients on jurisdictional issues and civil aviation requirements involved in the import, registration and operation of aircraft in India and assisted in drafting of documentation in relation to the same. He has been involved in several corporate and non-recourse/limited recourse project finance transactions, primarily in the power, airport and port sectors. He has advised various mutual funds and asset management companies on legal and regulatory issues. He has extensive experience in legal due diligence and negotiations. He has drafted and reviewed charter documents for asset management companies and various offer documents and schemes for mutual funds. He has advised on various other areas of law such as corporate and securities laws, exchange control and stamp and registration laws.