Anjana J. Potti

Anjana specialises in banking and finance with expertise in debt restructuring, structured financing and project funding (secured, limited recourse and syndicated). She is also considered an expert in the financing of inward and outbound mergers and acquisitions, real estate financing, and general banking products. 

She has advised several Indian and multinational banks as well as financial institutions on corporate and debt restructuring and investments into distressed assets in the energy, manufacturing, roads and port sectors. 

Anjana advises on asset and mortgage-backed securitisation. She has been acknowledged for her advice on risk participation and other bespoke structuring innovations in the securitisation market. Additionally, she has advised private equity funds, corporations, and sovereign funds on share and asset acquisitions across various sectors and jurisdictions including advice on funding structures for such acquisitions and related documentation. 

Anjana has extensive experience in debt, convertible securities and debt capital markets. She has advised on structures and transactions (both inbound and outbound) relating to primary and secondary investment into equity, debt securities, convertible and non-convertible debentures and preference shares with the structured security package.

Some of her recent assignments include: 

  • Re-organisation of the financial sector business of a listed company related to the transfer of debt that included listed NCDs and commercial paper to a non-banking financial company 
  • Advise on a strategic debt restructuring of a listed company involving segregation of the manufacturing business (power transmission and distribution) from the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business to distinct subsidiaries by a court-approved demerger

Anjana has been practising law since 2005. Before joining JSA, Anjana was an Of Counsel with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Prior to that, she was an in-house counsel at ICICI Bank Limited.



  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa


  • BA. LLB (Hons) National Law School of India, University


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Last Updated on 25th January 2019

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