DL & F De Saram

Sri Lanka

Analysis

Overview

DL & F De Saramone of the largest full service law firms in Sri Lanka, specialises in domestic and cross border matters across all practice areas, with its strongest practices in banking and finance, corporate and M&A, dispute resolution and intellectual property. The firm is highly capable of undertaking complex transactions and meeting client expectations. Key contacts for corporate and M&A and banking and finance work are Savantha De Saram and Prabash De Saram, respectively. 

Client feedback 

Delivers practical guidance and a very prompt servicehas good knowledge of regulatory law.”  Corporate and M&A 

Provides detailed advice and consistently updates the client on developments.” – Insurance  

Aloka Nandasena 

Approachable and dependable, quick to offer solutions and always delivers on time. 

General business law

Work highlights 

Advised Windforce on its IPO by way of an offer for subscription by offering a 15% stake in the company. 

Advised Akbar Brothers on merging its healthcare business with Sunshine Holdings, a listed diversified conglomerate, and acquiring a 28% stake in the combined healthcare business. 

Assisted Pan Asia Banking Corporation and Symbiotics on the issuance of a $7.75 million green bond.  

Key clients 

Asian Development Bank, Chinese Harbour EngineeringFacebookHSBC, Tesco