Biswajit Chatterjee

Biswajit Chatterjee


Email [email protected]​

Phone +65 6302 2558

Fax +65 6538 7077

LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Bengali

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Bis focuses on equity and debt capital markets, corporate finance, M&A, and private equity transactions in India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. He has worked across industries, including technology, fintech, energy, financial institutions, defense, infrastructure, real estate, retail and hospitality clients. He also supports Indian corporates and conglomerates growing and/or reorganizing their global operations on corporate commercial matters. Bis has also worked on a range of regulatory issues, including economic sanctions, government procurement, white collar investigations, corporate governance and regulatory issues.

Bis is highly ranked by Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, The Legal 500 and other legal directories. Chambers Global has consistently (2010 – 2019) ranked him as a highly regarded lawyer, confirming client testimonials that include “very professional and extremely thorough,” “solution oriented,” “extremely knowledgeable about India and Indian client requirements,” and a “tough negotiator” who offers clients “incredible personal attention.” 

Awards and recognitions


Expertise Based Abroad in India, Capital Markets (International Firms) - India
Chambers Asia Pacific


Expertise Based Abroad in India, Capital Markets - India
Chambers Global


Top 100 Global Lawyers focused on India
India Business Law Journal

Education and admissions


LL.M., University of Michigan Law School

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

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Bar Council of India

Representative experience

Advised on the US$250m initial public offering of Devyani International.

Advised on the US$165m initial public offering of Krsnaa Diagnostics.

Advised on the US$2.3bn State Bank of India equity offering.*

Advised on the US$3.4bn Coal India initial public offering.*

Advised on the US$1.2bn Power Finance Corporation follow-on offering.* 

Advised on the US$4bn government of Indonesia MTN.*

Advised on the US$1.3bn SBI Life Insurance initial public offering.*

Advised on the US$1.5bn New India Assurance initial public offering.*

Advised on the US$160m acquisition by Fairfax group of an Indonesian insurer.* 

Advised on the US$250m Power Finance Corporation offer for sale.*

Advised on the US$1.1bn Power Grid follow-on offering.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.