Kannan’s practice focuses on Banking & Finance and Financial Services.
He has handled financing transactions involving Indian and multinational banks, development financial institutions and corporates.
Kannan has extensive experience in structuring, due diligence, documentation & negotiation of various types of Banking & Finance transactions; including bilateral & syndicated credit facilities in the form of term loans as well as working capital facilities, acquisition financing, guaranteed credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities, and trade finance transactions. In addition, he has done advisory work on banking products, creation of security interest on Indian assets and issuances of debt securities.
Before joining JSA, he worked as an in-house counsel in the corporate legal group of ICICI Bank Limited (at Mumbai, Singapore and Hong Kong), and was the group head for the bank’s South East Asia and North Asia corporate legal team. At ICICI Bank he advised the bank on its financing, debt capital market, private banking and inter-bank transactions.