Kannan Rahul


Kannan Rahul is Partner, Trilegal, and is a member of the Banking and Finance team. Kannan has significant experience in handling financing transactions involving Indian and multinational banks, financial institutions and corporates. He has been involved in structuring, documentation and negotiation of several types of banking and finance transactions, including bilateral and syndicated credit facilities, term loans, working capital facilities, project financing, guaranteed credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities, and trade finance.

Kannan has acted for corporates and investors in issuances of listed and unlisted privately placed debentures. He has advised various banks in the public and private sectors, on restructuring of their debt, including under different schemes notified by the Reserve Bank of India.

He has advised clients such as ICICI Bank; Emami Power; IDFC Bank; Sterlite and Oriental Infratrust on high-value financing transaction for a petrochemical major, negotiation of working capital loan, bank guarantees for road projects, NCD issuance, and external commercial borrowing.

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