Awards and Rankings March 25, 2021

India Business Law Journal Recognizes Goodwin For Deals Of the Year And Names Yash Rana And Abhishek Krishnan A-List Lawyers

The India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) has recognized Goodwin and partners Yash Rana and Abhishek Krishnan for their success advising Indian companies as well as other international clients in a number of high-profile commercial transactions.

The IBLJ’s Deals of the Year 2021 praised Goodwin for its work on two recent matters in the Private Equity & Venture Capital category. In one of the deals, Goodwin advised a private equity firm that participated in One97’s $1 billion Series G funding round. For the second deal, Goodwin served as international counsel to Bangalore-based fintech startup Razorpay in its $100 million Series D funding round that valued the company at $1 billion.

The IBLJ’s International A-List, which honors the top India-focused lawyers at international law firms, included Rana and Krishnan in its 2021 edition. Rana is a partner in the firm’s Private Equity group, and leads Goodwin’s Asia practice and Hong Kong office. Krishnan is also a partner based in Goodwin’s Hong Kong office and a member of the firm’s Private Equity group.

This success builds on the firm’s recent rankings in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 and Chambers Global 2021, as both guides recognized Goodwin as an elite firm for Corporate / M&A in India. Chambers praised the firm for its “incredible expertise” and noted that its “skilled at handling onshore Indian transactions.”