Has been working with other team members since 2008

Ashwin Ramanathan

Operating Partner – Legal & Regulatory

Career Background

  • Focus on banking and structured finance, M&A, distressed debt, fintech and private equity
  • 21 years of experience advising private equity growth investments in public and private companies
  • Previously advised Fairfax on all transactions including the acquisition of Thomas Cook in India, Bangalore International Airport, Catholic Syrian Bank, Quess Corp, Saurashtra Freight Private Limited etc.
  • Recognized as a leading individual by Asia Pacific Legal 500 for banking and finance, by Chambers and Partners for aviation and by Who's Who Legal for M&A

Work Experience

  • 2004-2019: AZB & Partners, Partner
  • 2000-2004: ICICI Bank Limited, Manager


  • 2000: National Law School of India University (Bangalore)
  • Advocate, Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa