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Ganesh Rao

Partner - Asset Management and Funds, Corporate

Asset Management and Funds | Investment Programmes | Financial Regulatory

Ganesh Rao

Contact D: +91 2240791028
T: +91 2240791000


Ganesh Rao is a Partner at Trilegal and part of the Corporate practice group, specialising in asset management and funds. In addition to his core practice of advising general partners, he regularly acts as counsel to limited partners (including development financial institutions, pension funds, corporations and family offices) on their investments in private funds and other investment programmes.

Additionally, Ganesh advises a number of clients on special situations relating to funds, including fund disputes, end-of-life situations, fund secondaries, key person events, LPAC special counsel and manager removals.


West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata


Bar Council of Karnataka

Industry body memberships

Asia Pacific Regional Forum Liaison Officer, Asset Management and Investment Funds Committee of the International Bar Association (2022)

Select representative clients/matters

Advised the following clients on asset management including investments in private funds and other programmes:

  • NIIF
  • Kotak
  • IFC
  • ICICI Ventures
  • True North
  • Blackstone
  • SoftBank
  • Edelweiss


  • Featured as one of 40 under 40 India Inc’s Top Young Leaders 2021 by the Economic
    Times in association with Spencer Stuart
  • Band 1 in Investment Funds by Chambers and Partners (Asia-Pacific), 2021-2023
  • Distinguished practitioner under the Investment funds category; Asialaw Profiles (2022)
  • One of ‘40 under 40’ Outstanding Legal Professionals by Asian Legal Business and Thomson Reuters
  • ‘India’s Future Legal Leaders’ by IBLJ

Publications from Ganesh Rao


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