Soumitro Mukerji

Soumitro Mukerji


Email soumitro.mukerji@​

Phone +65 6302 7136

Fax +65 6538 0900


Practice groupFinance

Soumitro Mukerji advises a wide range of clients, including corporates, banks, financial sponsors, funds, and HNIs on all aspects of corporate and finance transactions.

He is an English and India-qualified highly experienced international banking and finance lawyer. In a career spanning over a decade, he has worked in London, Singapore, and Mumbai and is able to offer a truly international perspective on transactions.

He is particularly strong on highly complex banking and finance matters, including leveraged and acquisition financings, event-driven financings, equity-linked financings and insurance, and regulated lending. He has worked on some of the most high-profile European and Asian financings involving senior, TLA/TLB, second lien, mezzanine, PIK, and unitranche/super-senior structures.

Soumitro is also a key member of our India team and routinely advises international clients on India-related opportunities and Indian clients on their offshore matters. He frequently travels to India on business-related matters and has excellent contacts in the Indian business and legal community.

Soumitro does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach, irrespective of the size of the transaction. Clients describe him as energetic, commercial, knowledgeable, and user-friendly.

Awards and recognitions


India Business Law Journal's A-List of International Lawyers

Education and admissions


The Law Society of England and Wales

The Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

Representative experience

Advised a syndicate of Asia-focused banks on a US$85m financing with a complex security takeup in the United States, Middle East, and Asia.

Advised the lenders on Phoenix's £3bn acquisition of Standard Life Assurance, £935m acquisition of Abbey Life and £375m acquisition of AXA Wealth and Sun Life.

Advised various international banks on capital call facilities/equity bridging lines to private equity sponsors.

Advised a syndicate of 27 banks on a US$1.5bn external commercial borrowing (ECB) by one of India's leading conglomerates.

Advised a leading Asia-focused bank on a multijurisdictional financing for a U.S. subsidiary of an Indian parent company.

Advised Compagnie Française d'Assurance pour le Commerce Extérieur (COFACE), Nationale Delcrederedienst (ONDD), and Hermes on a project financings for Fortescue Metals Group (FMG).

Advised Invista SICAF on its €220m senior and mezzanine financings.

Advised a leading investment bank on a €105m margin loan collateralized over German listed shares.

Advised Sahaviriya Steel on its US$600m and ฿23.9bn financing relating to the acquisition of Teeside Cast Products from Tata Steel, UK.

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