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Withers KhattarWong LLP

80 RAFFLES PLACE, UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01, SINGAPORE 048624, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 6844
Fax:
Fax +65 6534 4892
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Web:
www.witherskhattarwong.com
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Mahesh Kumar

Tel:
Work +65 6535 6844
Email:
Web:
www.withersworldwide.com/en-gb/singapore-dup
Withers LLP

Work Department

Private Client and Tax

Position

Partner, Private Client and Tax

Career

Mahesh specializes in providing integrated legal, tax and strategic advice to successful entrepreneurs, MNCs, funds and family offices on complex cross-border structures and investments. He has advised major MNCs in structuring M&As and transactions valued in several billion dollars. He also advises PE / VC, hedge funds and GPs on structuring funds and carried interest. He advises high growth ventures (from startups and SMEs to MNCs) on globalization strategies and optimal structuring of global operations and investments. Mahesh advises leading families in the region on multi-generational succession and wealth planning strategies as well as structures for family offices, trusts and PTCs, private funds, governance and cross-border philanthropy.

Mahesh regularly speaks at major conferences worldwide and is widely published. He has been quoted in leading journals and newspapers such as Wall Street Journal, Straits Times, The Edge, Economic Times, Business Standard, Private Equity International, Tax Notes International and has also appeared on popular new channels including CNBC, NDTV Profit, ET Now and others.

Mahesh is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association, Singapore.

Mahesh is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs, the world’s largest network of entrepreneurs and is actively involved in mentoring startups globally. He has also led interesting thought leadership and policy reform initiatives and set up the Maya Foundation which experiments with models of social business and sustainable philanthropy.

Languages

English
Hindi

Member

Bar Council (India)

Inter-Pacific Bar Association

International Bar Association

International Fiscal Association

The Indus Entrepreneurs


Singapore: Tax

Tax – Local firms

Within: Tax – Local firms

Withers KhattarWong has a sizeable Singapore tax practice comprises six partners that cover a wide range of international and domestic tax issues. The firm is at the forefront of investment funds tax structuring and has a fine record in restructurings and investments for multinationals and family offices. It advised PT Bumi Resources on the tax aspects of its $4.5bn debt restructuring. Eric Roose leads the international corporate tax practice in Asia and has a strong focus on Japan; he splits his time between Singapore and Tokyo. Leon Kwong Wing heads the Singapore tax and private client practice, and Mahesh Kumar is noted for India-related matters.

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