Vineetha MG has extensive experience in advising clients on private equity investments, cross-border and domestic M&A, and banking and financing transactions. Vineetha represents and advises various private equity investors, corporate houses, banks and financial institutions.
Vineetha is widely experienced in setting up and advising onshore and offshore funds venture capital and private equity funds which invest in several sectors.
Vineetha also regularly advises clients on issues arising out of domestic anti-corruption laws as well as foreign anti-corruption laws such as the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 1977 and the UK Bribery Act, 2010, in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private equity and financing transactions. She has advised Indian companies who have faced enforcement actions under various Indian statutes, including the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Criminal Procedure Code, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the Companies Act, CARO and the listing agreement.
She is director on the board of Grameen Foundation India and an advisory member of SBC3 -Centre for Social and Behaviour and Change Communication.
Vineetha has a B.A., LL.B (Hons.) from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, (1998), and an Executive Education Program – “Infrastructure in a Market Economy” from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. She is admitted to practice law in India.
In her spare time, Vineetha loves to paint. She also enjoys going on occasional treks with friends, when time permits.
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Legal500 2019 &2018
Legal 500 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2012 & 2009
Vineetha is well versed in project and corporate finance, including working on cross-border transactions. She regularly advises on banking regulatory issues and is praised by one source of her “supportive and solution-oriented approach.” Vineetha’s clients enjoy her ability to “bring a senior perspective while at the same time being very detail-oriented. With her on the job you can rest assured that even the minutest of details will be attended to.” She is frequently engaged by private equity investors and has extensive experience of fund-raising work.
She is also praised by a client for her ability to "deliver on all aspects of an arrangement."
Chambers Global 2015
Vineetha is well respected by both peers and clients, with one describing her as a “hard-working and exceptional professional.” She is also praised for her meticulous approach to her work. Sources said “She is extremely hands-on. You can rest assured that she will have gone through every footnote.” She is also praised by a client for her ability to “deliver on all aspects of an arrangement.”
Vineetha is said to possess “the expertise and professionalism that you require from a lawyer.” “She’s very meticulous about research and documents.” Clients see her as “very diligent,” who value her “personal attention to every document.”
Vineetha among “clients’ favourite lawyers to work with” and also acknowledged her for being “attuned to client requirements, and for her timely delivery and great accessibility.”
IFLR 1000 2009
Vineetha MG’s expertise is routinely sought after by both lenders and borrowers in relation to financing transactions. She is an experienced practitioner in domestic and cross-border private equity investments. She regularly assists investment banks, funds and individual investors. She is also recognised practitioner for Corporate/M&A.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019
Vineetha MG has been recognized by Insight Success magazine as “The Top 10 Powerful Lawyers in 2018.”
Vineetha MG is known as an experienced banking counsel, assisting leading banks with project finance transactions. She has advised on a number of large-scale financings for the energy and logistics sectors. Her practice also embraces private equity investments, investment funds, both cross-border and domestic M&A, and project and corporate finance. Sources value her as an effective negotiator. She is a well-regarded practitioner in the market who possesses extensive experience in the areas of infrastructure and oil and gas.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018
Vineetha MG well regarded for her established track record advising on private equity investments and fund formation matters. Sources consider her “one of the most active private equity professionals in the market” and add that “she is a very knowledgeable and constructive presence at the table.” She also draws significant praise for her projects work. Clients describe her as “very practical, down-to-earth, accessible and amenable to suggestions,” adding: “She’s a good listener: she really understands what the person is trying to say, and tries to understand what is required by the client and what could be the business imperatives“.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017