Paul Hastings has hired a new private equity partner in London.

Anu Balasubramanian joins the team from DLA Piper and will lead the London private equity practice at her new firm.

She focuses on private equity transactions, cross-border acquisitions and divestitures, management equity plans and joint venture arrangements and was a member of DLA's India practice group.

Recent deal highlights include acting on Ensono's $405 million acquisition of Wipro’s hosted data centre services business.

She has also acted for the likes of Aurium Capital, Capital International and Oakley Capital.