Soumitra Majumdar


Soumitra specialises in banking & finance. He works closely with Indian and multinational banks, development financial institutions, commodity finance houses, non-banking finance companies as well as corporates. 

His work expertise covers structuring, due diligence, documentation and negotiations, in relation to execution and closing of bilateral/ syndicated credit facilities to Indian borrowers for capital expenditure, working capital, project financing and acquisition financing (on a secured/ unsecured/ limited recourse basis). He also works in the areas of guaranteed credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities, for the purpose of overseas acquisitions and leveraged buy-outs; cross-border/ domestic structured finance and trade finance transactions; advisory on banking products; creation and perfection of security interest on Indian assets; structuring and implementing debt and quasi-debt transactions compliant with Indian exchange control and banking regulations; issuance of non-convertible bonds (on private placement basis); strategies on enforcement of security interest and corporate debt restructuring (statutory as well as contractual). 

Some of his recent advisory include: 

  • Advised the joint lender's forum convened by the State Bank of India for the debt resolution and restructuring of Reliance Communications Limited, Reliance Telecom Limited and Reliance Infratel Limited (RCOM Group) including the sale of the spectrum, towers, optic fibres and media convergence nodes by the RCOM Group to Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
  • Advised a consortium of Indian banks & financial institutions, led by the State Bank of India, in relation to debt financing of an interstate power transmission project for north India including Jammu & Kashmir
  • Regularly advises several banks on solar power projects financing and highway construction financing deals

Soumitra qualified as a lawyer in 2007. Before joining JSA, he was working as an in-house counsel in the corporate legal group of ICICI Bank Limited, Mumbai.

PRACTICE AREAS

SECTORS

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

EDUCATION

  • B.A. L.LB, WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Bengali
  • English
  • Hindi

Last Updated on 30th January 2019

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