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Gautam Narasimhan

Joint Managing Partner


Gautam Narasimhan

Joint Managing Partner


Gautam Narasimhan is a banking partner and is joint managing partner of Allen & Overy's Singapore office. His practice focuses on leveraged finance, structured finance and private equity in South and Southeast Asia, particularly in India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Singapore.

He has advised many international banks, private equity funds and credit funds on numerous high-profile financings and structured transactions in the region, including some of the most significant acquisition financings on recent high value intra-Asia deals. Gautam has been practising in Singapore for the last 14 years and worked in London and New York previously. He is qualified in England, Singapore, New York and India.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 states that Gautam is “’very commercial and solution-seeking and has the necessary gravitas…when you have a tricky situation he’s good at coming up with solutions.’”

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Admitted as advocate, India, 2000

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004

Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA 2005

Admitted as advocate and solicitor, Supreme Court, Republic of Singapore, 2019

Published work

  • The Legality of Options and Futures Derivatives in India, 19 SEBI & CORP. L (India). 52 (1999).
  • Taxation of Specualatives under the Income Tax Act- An analysis of Options and Futures, 102 TAX (India), 267 (1999).
  • With Professor Andreas Lowenfeld, Documents on International Finance: International Business Transactions, New York University, (2000).