Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, the member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Singapore, has appointed Kunal Katre as a Local Principal in the Finance & Projects practice. He joined the Firm from Allen & Overy.
Kunal has broad banking experience spanning a wide range of transactions, including general syndicated loans, leveraged and acquisition financing, private equity led sponsor financing, margin lending, structured financings, and P2P loans. His practice focuses on matters in South and Southeast Asia, particularly in India, Indonesia and Malaysia. Kunal is admitted to practise in India and England & Wales.
Commenting on the appointment, Managing Principal of Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow Andy Leck, said: "We are committed to bolstering our full service debt and equity financing capabilities in South and Southeast Asia. In Kunal we have a rising star who has brought a wealth of recent and relevant experience in these areas."
James Huang, head of Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow’s Finance & Projects Practice, also added: "Kunal's broad debt financing experience and track record in India will bolster the capabilities of our practice."