White & Case appoints new partner in Singapore

New hire expands the firm’s global capital markets practice and India country group

White & Case appoints new partner in Singapore

Global law firm White & Case has expanded its global capital markets practice and India country group with the appointment of Rahul Guptan as a partner in its Singapore office.

Guptan is a capital markets lawyer who advises Indian and international companies across a variety of sectors, as well as investment banks and private equity firms, on transactions involving equity and debt capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and regulatory matters.

Guptan joins White & Case from Clifford Chance, where he was a partner and co-head of the firm’s global India group.

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"We expect to see a continued increase in Indian companies raising capital through cross-border offerings in the next couple of years," said John Vetterli, head of the global capital markets practice at White & Case. “Together with our leading equity and debt capital markets practices in the US and the UK, the addition of an experienced India-focused capital markets partner in Asia-Pacific will make us the firm of choice to advise on these transactions.”

“Rahul is an experienced and well-known capital markets lawyer who has advised on a number of ‘market first’ capital markets offerings by Indian issuers,” said Nandan Nelivigi, partner and head of the India country group at White & Case. “Rahul’s strong, longstanding relationships with key stakeholders in India, Singapore and Hong Kong and his deep understanding of the Indian market make him an excellent addition to our existing capabilities."

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