Historically renowned for mid-market M&A matters, and recommended by peers for its recent loan and financing work, Narasappa Doraswarmy & Raja is a respected name in India. Sources highlight the particular strength of the Bangalore office, which is bolstered by more recently established bases in Chennai and Delhi.
Founding partner Harish Narasappa is known for his cross-border M&A, corporate financing and private equity transactions, as well as his compliance advice to clients from around the world in such sectors as renewable energy technology manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, airport retailing, shipping and IT. Having built up a strong international perspective through his work in Hong Kong, fellow-founding partner Siddharth Raja is recognised for his private funds expertise and heads up the firm’s private equity and venture capital department. He has acted for clients such as IDG Ventures India, Paracor Capital Advisors and NEA-IndoUS Ventures. Poornima Hatti has been trained by the Singapore Mediation Centre and is well reputed for her ADR work as well as her litigation before the Supreme Court of India, High Court of Delhi, Karnataka High Court and various courts in South East Asia.