FJ&G de Saram

Sri Lanka

Reviews

Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

One of the oldest and largest full-service firms in Sir Lanka, FJ&G de Saram is strong across the board in the financial and corporate space.

The banking team assists both international and domestic clients including banks, financial institutions, leasing companies, private equity firms, MNCs, government bodies and payment service providers on matters related to debt financing, project financing, syndicated and term loans, and financial services regulatory advice.

On the capital markets front, the firm has experience in advising on an array of matters including IPOs, private placements, bond and rights issues, derivatives and securitisations.

In the projects space the firm advises on matters in sectors such as mining, shipping, oil and gas, renewable energy, infrastructure and transport.

Recent Deal Data highlights

•                      Government of Sri Lanka $2.5 billion dual tranche (6.85% and 7.85%) sovereign bond issue

•                      Groupe Michelin $1.45 billion acquisition of a stake in the Camso Group

Client feedback

“High-quality work; responsive to client needs and practical.” - Financial services regulatory

“Strengths, experienced, connected, and large team.” - M&A

“Sound and practical advice from a firm that offers a wide range of specialist lawyers.” - Project development