Sonali is a specialist in banking and finance with wide experience in Indian and international bank financings. Sonali has advised on a numerous international and domestic financing transactions in India across a range of financing products, including structured finance, leveraged acquisition finance, project and asset finance, debt restructuring, debt capital markets and equity financing. Sonali joined TT&A in 2009, prior to which she was at Linklaters, Singapore.
Recent transactions she has advised include the 40 billion rupee bond issue for Nirma’s acquisition of Lafarge’s cement assets in India and Blackstone’s acquisition of a majority stake in Mphasis. Other notable transactions include: the first partially guaranteed microfinance loan programme in India established by ADB and IFMR; financing for Blackstone’s acquisition of the prestigious ‘express towers’ in Mumbai; and a covered bond issuance by Andhra Pradesh Expressway Limited, India’s first widely syndicated annuity bond.