Delano Furtado


Delano Furtado is a Partner of the Corporate practice group at Trilegal. Delano is also the head of the firm’s Mumbai offices and serves as a member of the Board of Trilegal.

His primary practice areas are mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and disposals. Delano has represented several multinational corporations on their India entry and exit strategies, acquisitions and joint venture transactions. He specialises in strategic M&A and has broad experience in complex, cross-border M&A deals. Delano has also represented Indian conglomerates with their outbound acquisitions and investments in South Africa, Latin America and Australia. He works with clients across sectors, with a special focus on Energy and Infrastructure, Automotive, Manufacturing, FMCG, Hospitality and Retail, Information Technology Enabled Services, Healthcare and E-mobility. Delano works with clients from across Europe and the United States and has been part of the firm’s efforts in building its Indo-German client base. He has also worked with several clients from Portugal and Latin America and assisted them with their entry and investments in India.

Delano is also part of the Defence practice in the firm and represents some of the largest U.S. and French Defence manufacturers in advising them on regulatory and transactional aspects in India.

He is admitted to the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa.

Some of Delano’s clients include: Total A.S., Saudi Aramco, Adnoc, Skoda Volkswagen India, Hyundai, Foton Motors, Refinitv (London Stock Exchange Group), Heineken, Asia Pacific Breweries, Schreiber Foods, Azelis S.A., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Thales A.S., Felicitas Global Partners, Alimco Financial Corp, Elkem A.S.