Sinjini Saha 

Partner – London
T.+44 (0) 20 7170 8534
sinjini.saha@cwt.com
Dashwood House
69 Old Broad Street
London EC2M 1QS
United Kingdom V-CARD

Sinjini Saha is a partner of Cadwalader's Financial Restructuring Group and is based in the firm’s London office.

Sinjini specializes in acting for private equity and distressed financial sponsors on all aspects of their investments including cross-border M&A, stressed and distressed investments, loan-to-own transactions, restructurings, high yield and general corporate and securities law matters. Dual qualified in New York and England – Sinjini has deep experience with financial sponsors, acting on a wide range of large scale, cross border transactions, and brings a very flexible solution-oriented outlook to complex situations.

Her clients have included Oaktree Capital Management, Centerbridge Capital Partners, GSO Capital, Njord Partners, Blackstone Capital and KKR.

Sinjini regularly holds private equity and distressed investment seminars for the London Business School MBA program’s Private Equity and M&A club.

Sinjini received her Master of Laws in May 2008 from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She earned her B.A., LL.B. with honors in 2004 from the National Law School of India University in Bangalore, India.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, she was a member of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s European private equity and U.S. securities practice in London.

Restructuring

  • Acting for lender and bondholder committees in the restructurings of Camaïeu, Harkand, Marme Inversiones, CEDC-Roust and Cecon.
  • Representing distressed investors with control positions (including Oaktree Capital and Centerbridge Partners) in connection with various restructurings.
  • Acting for the new money committee in the restructuring and rescue financing of Abengoa, through homologation, UK CVA and US Chapter 11 proceedings.

M&A

  • Acting for Oaktree Capital, Alchemy and Njord Partners on several M&A and joint venture transactions.
  • Acting for Blackstone’s private equity funds in their investments in Alliance Automotive Group in France, Versace in Italy, Scout24 in Germany, Leica Camera in Germany, Visa Power in India and the disposals of Mivisa in Spain and Intelenet in India;
  • Acting for Blackstone’s real estate funds in their acquisition of the portfolio of non-performing loans and restructuring of 1 America Square and their investment in certain Italian hotels and logistics assets;
  • Acting for GSO in their joint venture with Telefonica S.A. to develop a mobile advertising business using intellectual property assets acquired by GSO out of bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Acting for KKR’s private equity funds in their investments in the OEG Offshore Group and Flowstream (an investor in North Sea oil stream assets) and the partial sale and reinvestment in the Visma Group in Norway.

Securities transactions

  • Acting in relation to the initial public offerings of Autotrader, Pets at Home, Infinis and NXP.
  • Acting in relation to various private equity sponsored high yield issuances and tender offers including Infinis plc, Gestamp Automocion, Eircom Ltd., Virgin Media Finance PLC, Bormioli Rocco Holdings S.A.,NXP, Stena AB, Corral Petroleum Holdings AB and Expro.
Sinjini Saha 

Admissions

  • New York
  • England & Wales
  • India

Education

  • Columbia Law School
    LL.M., 2008
  • National Law School of India University
    LL.B., 2004

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