Sandip Kakar is a Managing Director and Managing Counsel at Siguler Guff. Mr. Kakar is responsible for the management of the legal aspects of the Firm's capital raising and corporate matters. In addition, he regularly serves as the Firm’s lead attorney on a variety of investment transactions, including fund investments, direct investments, co-investments and secondary transactions.
Mr. Kakar has over 15 years of experience as a corporate transactional and investment funds lawyer, and has negotiated and executed a broad range of fund formation, private equity, M&A, capital markets and corporate finance transactions. Prior to joining Siguler Guff in 2012, Mr. Kakar was a Senior Associate in the Private Funds Group at Clifford Chance, a leading global law firm. At Clifford Chance, he represented fund sponsors and institutional investors in structuring and raising capital for multi-jurisdictional private equity funds, as well as in investment transactions and regulatory compliance and governance matters. Previously, Mr. Kakar was a corporate transactional and investment management lawyer at K&L Gates, an international law firm. At K&L Gates, he represented public and private companies, issuers, investors, investment managers and broker-dealers. Mr. Kakar began his career as a Regulatory Compliance Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in 1997.
Mr. Kakar holds a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law.