Amit Kataria is a partner in Morrison & Foerster LLP's worldwide partnership, based in our Hong Kong office. Mr. Kataria has extensive experience advising on mergers and acquisitions transactions, private equity investments, securities offerings and on a broad range of transactional and corporate advisory matters. He represents corporates, financial sponsors and their portfolio companies in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions across a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, biotech, hospitality, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, real estate and pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Kataria focuses on advising regional and international strategic acquirers and financial investors in connection with global cross-border transactions involving the United States, China, South Korea, India, rest of South Asia and South East Asia. He has also regularly advised clients on various litigation, internal investigation, and enforcement matters related to India.
Amit has been named amongst Dealmaker of the Year by multiple publications. He has also been recognized by Chambers Asia as one of the leading lawyers for India corporate and M&A work, where is described as a “very sound lawyer” who has a “deep understanding of the Indian market and is very proactive,” by his peers. Other sources add: “He is very prompt in anticipating potential roadblocks in a transaction and finds innovative solutions to address such roadblocks.”
Mr. Kataria has practiced in New York, Hong Kong and India. He speaks fluent English and Hindi.
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