Vineetha M.G. is partner in AZB & Partners. The focal areas of her practice are project and corporate finance, venture capital and private equity investments.
Ms. Vineetha has extensive experience in the infrastructure space, specifically the power, oil and gas, telecom, roads, airports, railway, and port sectors.
In the project finance space, Ms. Vineetha has advised on several non recourse and limited recourse transactions in the infrastructure sector. Additionally, she has assisted several banks, financial institutions, borrowers, guarantors, on corporate finance, structured finance, trade finance and securitisation transactions as well as micro finance institutions, service providers, investors and funds in respect of funding solutions and structuring.
Ms. Vineetha is also widely experienced in setting up and advising onshore and offshore venture capital and private equity funds which invest in several sectors, including infrastructure. In this domain, she has also advised major private equity funds and their investors in relation to investments in India, in both listed and unlisted companies, as well as exits from investments.
Ms. Vineetha took her B.A.LLB (Hons.) from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, in 1998 and began her career at ICICI Bank Limited, Mumbai, in the same year. Since 2002 she has been with AZB & Partners and became a partner with the firm in April 2006. Legal 500 (Asia-Pacific), in their 2008-09 edition, named her among the “leading individuals” in the country in the practice area of ‘Banking and Finance’. The International Financial Law Review, in its publication ‘IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms’ published in the year 2009, named Ms. Vineetha among clients’ favourite lawyers to work with who also acknowledged her for being attuned to client requirements, and for her timely delivery and great accessibility. Ms Vineetha has contributed articles on several issues in various publications and has been a panelist / speaker at several conferences and seminars.