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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7456 2000
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Fax 020 7456 2222
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10 LONDON CITY EC3
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Kanyaka Ramamurthi

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Work 020 7456 5849
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www.linklaters.com/AboutUs/OurPeople/Pages/KanyakaRamamurthi.aspx
Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Kanyaka is a corporate partner based in London who advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters across different sectors but with a focus on the insurance sector. She has a broad base of experience including public and private M&A, equities, general corporate advisory and, more recently, transactional and advisory work in the insurance sector, including Part VII insurance business transfers and Solvency II expertise. 

Kanyaka has spent time in the firm’s Sao Paulo and Tokyo offices as well as on secondment to Vodafone and Aviva.

Recent experience includes advising: AXA on the sale of its UK Life & Savings businesses which included 3 separate sales to the Phoenix Group, Standard Life and LCCG; Aviva on its corporate reorganisation following its acquisition of Friends Life, including on two Part VII transfers (confidential), and on Solvency II matters; Britvic on its successful defence against a takeover bid by AG Barr, and on a cash placing to fund an acquisition; various investors on the sale of House of Fraser to Sanpower; Aviva on its disposal of its Turkish non-life business to a private equity consortium and the sale of Aviva Investors Central European Properties Sarl and its subsidiaries to Lone Star Capital Investments Sarl (confidential); AXA on its partnership with the Africa Internet Group.

Languages

English and Hindi

Education

Kanyaka studied law at the National Law School of India University.


London: Insurance

Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Within: Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Linklaters LLP's corporate insurance practice acts for an impressive roster of prestigious clients, with insurance experts operating as part of the magic circle firm's market-leading corporate practice. For the past two years, the firm has led the Mergermarket rankings for insurance sector deals for both volume and value. Major recent work has included assisting on Old Mutual on its £12bn demerger. while it has also been serving as sole legal adviser to the Association of British Insurers in relation to Brexit, analysing matters of particular importance to the UK insurance industry. While long-serving partner Victoria Sander left to join Latham & Watkins, Duncan Barber remains the firm's point person for the sector, working alongside corporate duo Dan Schuster-Woldan and Kanyaka Ramamurthi.

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