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Vinay Kurien has worked on a variety of cross-border debt transactions, including leveraged acquisitions, equipment and receivable financings, private credit, and debt capital markets transactions. He is recognized in the Chambers Asia-Pacific guide as having "the rare ability to back his hypothesis and knowledge up with a crystal-clear recommendation and strategy."

Vinay represents clients such as The Procter & Gamble Co. and various companies in the Tata and Godrej groups. Among others, Vinay represented Micron Technology, Inc. (MTI) and its Singapore subsidiaries in connection with an $800 million sale and lease-back equipment financing transaction; L-Catterton Asia and the Crescent Point Group in a $226 million leveraged acquisition finance transaction for the purchase of a controlling stake in GXG in China; and Hyatt Hotels Corporation in connection with Indian project financing transactions in aggregate principal amount of approximately $185 million.

Vinay also advises on cross-border business and corporate restructuring matters involving liability management, noncontentious, contentious, and formal insolvency procedures, including formulating and implementing enforcement and debt recovery strategies, and represents clients such as Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore and the Singapore subsidiary of a major international oil company.

Vinay is recommended by Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, and Law360 for his outstanding experience in banking & finance and India-related deals.

Prior to relocating to Singapore in 2011, Vinay worked in the Mumbai office of a major Indian law firm.


  • Mayur Resources obtains US$155 million financing to complete Central Lime ProjectJones Day advised Mayur Resources Limited on the debt financing agreements with Appian Capital Advisory LLP and combined equity funding from Vision Blue Resources, a clean energy battery metals transition investment vehicle led by Sir Mick Davis, for a total of approximately US$155 million to complete the Central Lime Project.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Resource Innovations, Inc.Jones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in its acquisition and financing of Resource Innovations, Inc. (RI), a leading tech-enabled services company focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Timken acquires Des-CaseJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Des-Case Corp., a Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of specialty filtration products for industrial lubricants.
  • Twilio sells ValueFirst to TanlaJones Day advised Twilio Inc. in the sale of ValueFirst Digital Media Private Limited to Tanla Platforms Limited, a company based in India with shares listed on BSE Limited and the National Stock Exchange of India.
  • Junshi grants exclusive rights to Dr. Reddy's for toripalimab cancer treatmentJones Day represented Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Co., Ltd. ("Junshi") in its grant of exclusive rights related to the development and commercialization of toripalimab, an anti-PD1 monoclonal antibody, to Dr. Reddy's Laboratories for the territory of Latin America, India, South Africa, and an option to expand the territory to include Australia and New Zealand and potential other countries.
  • Citibank provides $400 million unsecured multicurrency credit facility to Deckers Outdoor CorporationJones Day represented Citibank, N.A., as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $400 million unsecured multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to Deckers Outdoor Corporation, a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel, and accessories.
  • UPL Limited and its subsidiary UPL Corporation Limited complete amendment and restatement of its outstanding US$700 million term loan facilities and up to US$750 million term loan facilityJones Day represented UPL Limited and UPL Corporation Limited, a subsidiary of UPL Limited, in connection with the amendment and restatement of a (1) US$700 million sustainability linked loan facilities agreement ("700M SLL") entered into by UPL Corporation Limited, as borrower, with Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., Hong Kong Branch, the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Intesa Sanpaolo S.P.A Singapore Branch, MUFG Bank, Ltd., and Societe Generale, Hong Kong Branch as mandated lead arrangers, underwriters, and bookrunners; and (2) US$750 million sustainability linked loan facility agreement ("750M SLL") entered into by UPL Corporation Limited, as borrower, with MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., Hong Kong Branch as mandated lead arrangers, underwriters, and bookrunners.
  • Timken acquires GGB Bearing Technology for $305 millionJones Day advised The Timken Company in the $305 million acquisition of GGB Bearing Technology (GGB), a division of Enpro, Industries (including exclusive negotiations with respect to the French operations of GGB).
  • Alternate investment firm obtains $100 million secured facilitiesJones Day advised a leading alternative investment firm in connection with a $100 million secured holdco back leverage facility secured against its interests in certain portfolio companies.
  • UPL Limited and UPL Corporation Limited complete refinancing of its outstanding US$3 billion term loan facilityJones Day represented UPL Limited and UPL Corporation Limited (a Mauritius incorporated subsidiary of UPL Limited) in connection with the refinancing of the outstanding principal amount under its US$3 billion term facility.
  • Private Dutch investment company refinances US$170 million of existing financial indebtednessJones Day represented a private Dutch investment company in connection with a US$170 million structured, secured financing transaction to refinance its existing indebtedness incurred in connection with an acquisition of a custom chemical manufacturer.
  • AIP acquires Aluminium BelgiumJones Day advised American Industrial Partners in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Aluminium Belgium BV, the parent company which owns Aluminium Duffel, from Ecnavla 8 UK Ltd.
  • Armor sells stake in ARMOR-IIMAK to AstorgJones Day advised EN5, controlling shareholders of the Armor group, on the management buyout of Armor Iimak group and the simultaneous 40% investment by Astorg Midcap in the Armor Iimak group.
  • Albaugh acquires RotamJones Day advised Albaugh, LLC in the $197.5 acquisition of Rotam Global AgroSciences Limited, a company headquartered in Hong Kong and publicly listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
  • PTTGC acquires allnex from AdventJones Day advised PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited in the €4 billion acquisition of allnex Holding GmbH from Advent International.
  • Materion acquires H.C. Starck's electronic materials portfolio for $380 millionJones Day advised Materion Corporation, a world leader in high performing advanced materials, in connection with the acquisition and financing of H.C. Starck Solutions' industry-leading, electronic materials business, located in Newton, Massachusetts ("HCS-Electronic Materials") for $380 million.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires IntegreonJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and financing of Integreon, a leading global managed services provider, from NewQuest Capital Partners.
  • Minsheng aircraft leasing entities defeat fraudulent transfer and preference claims with presumption against extraterritorialityJones Day represented Chinese and Irish aircraft leasing entities (the "Minsheng and Yuntian Entities") in the chapter 7 cases of Zetta Jet PTE, Ltd, a Singapore entity ("Zetta Singapore") and Zetta Jet USA, Inc. (collectively, the "Zetta Entities").
  • Godrej Consumer Products Limited and Godrej Son Holdings, Inc. refinances existing debtJones Day represented Godrej Consumer Products Limited, as guarantor, and Godrej Son Holdings, Inc., as borrower, in connection with certain financing transactions and refinancing of existing debt.
  • Hyatt Hotels completes US$200 million financing and refinancing of Indian joint venture entityJones Day represented Hyatt Hotels Corporation and its wholly-owned Mauritius subsidiary in connection with the following bespoke financing arrangements aggregating in principal amount to approximately US$200 million: (a) an INR term loan facility granted to an Indian joint venture entity 50% of which is owned by Hyatt's Mauritius subsidiary; (b) a standby letter of credit facility granted to Hyatt Hotels Corporation; (c) an additional INR term loan facility granted to the Indian joint venture entity; and (d) the issuance by the Indian joint venture entity of certain INR denominated, redeemable, unsecured, unrated, and unlisted non-convertible debentures.
    • May 10, 2018
      Singapore Insolvency & Restructuring Law, APLMA seminar
    • April 17-20, 2018
      Restructuring International Transactions, 2018 Jones Day Outbound and Overseas Compliance Seminar Series (One Belt One Road)
    • April 17-20, 2018
      Power and Transportation in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, 2018 Jones Day Outbound and Overseas Compliance Seminar Series (One Belt One Road)